Big Dipper

Big Dipper

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The Big Dipper is one of the most recognized and important asterisms in the sky because the two tips of its scoop point to the North Star, Polaris. This quick snapshot was captured through a break in the clouds as it set over some pine trees.

Date Imaged       :

May 13, 2013

Lens       :

Nikkor 18 -105mm

Camera       :


Exposure       :

2 minutes

Mount       :

AP600 unguided

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio