Mars and the Pleiades

February 17th, 2006
Mars and the Pleiades

Mars is on the right side (the orange “star”), with the Pleiades on the left.  The camera “piggy backing” on the back of a Meade 2080 8″ telescope on an equatorial mount so that the camera frame followed the stars, rather then staying stationary.

Canon Rebel XT | EF 50 | M | F/2.5 | 4mins 18sec | ISO-400

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