Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Extremely wide field
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Dipper in the Sky, 


            Gilbert Ikezaki
Dipper in the Sky
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Dipper in the Sky

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II

Imaging cameras: Canon T3 1100D

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1290223

RA center: 11h 34' 53"

DEC center: +52° 33' 14"

Pixel scale: 57.230 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -99.786 degrees

Field radius: 36.765 degrees

Resolution: 1824x2370

Data source: Traveller


It's hard to take a picture of a constellation. There is just a moment as the sun goes down when the sky is dark enough to see bright stars, but not so dark that there are too many stars to evoke the pattern of the constellation.


Sky plot

Sky plot


Dipper in the Sky, 


            Gilbert Ikezaki