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Dimensions6535 x 3458
Original file size9.72 MB
Image typeJPEG
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Light Sources

This image has it all: The Venus-Jupiter Planetary Conjunction, Zodiacal Lights (the band of light stretching up and to the left from the horizon), an Iridium Flare (caused by light being reflected from solar panels from a telecommunications satellite in Earth's orbit), and of course, the Northern Winter Milky Way (the large arch in the image).

Location: Pawnee Buttes, CO
Date: 2012-03-10
Camera: Canon XSi (modified)
Lens: Sigma 10mm f/2.8 Fisheye
Mount: Astrotrac
Shot: Mosaic
2x120 seconds f/3.5 ISO 1600
Processing: Photoshop