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Uploaded 9-Oct-13
Taken 8-Oct-13
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Photo Info

Dimensions1000 x 1500
Original file size374 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken9-Oct-13 05:22
Date modified9-Oct-13 16:47
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS REBEL T3i
Focal length50 mm
Max lens aperturef/1.8
Exposure479s at f/4
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modeSpot
Hazy Orion

Hazy Orion

The colors of the stars are more pronounced in this image as a result of thin haze acting as a diffusion filter. I like the effect.
2013-10-09 at 5:30 in the morning.
Coditions - clear with a light haze, 8 deg C and no wind.
Canon T3i (modified) with a 50mm lens on an IOptron sky tracker mount.
Used 3 of 5 exposures - 8 min each at ISO 100 and f/4 with 4 darks to match.
Processing in Photoshop.