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Observing Mars (close to opposition, 0.42au away) and Sgr / Sco starfield on July 8, 2018, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev

Observing Mars (close to opposition, 0.42au away) and Sgr / Sco starfield on July 8, 2018

Revision title: Repositioning to Saturn (+0.06m) in Sco starfield

Observing Mars (close to opposition, 0.42au away) and Sgr / Sco starfield on July 8, 2018, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev

Observing Mars (close to opposition, 0.42au away) and Sgr / Sco starfield on July 8, 2018

Revision title: Repositioning to Saturn (+0.06m) in Sco starfield

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Acquisition details

Resolution: 3939x2232

File size: 6.2 MB

Locations: Montauk Point, NY, Montauk, NY, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

Observing Mars 19 days before the opposition of 2018 (min. distance 0.38au, max. magnitude -2.8m that year). Magnitude during that night was -2.4m, so bright that the color is not clearly registering on this 30 sec f/4 ISO800 exposure.

Observing from Montauk Point, NY on Jul 8, 2018 with WO/TEC 110mm f/6.5 APO refractor on Desert Sky Astro DSV-3 Alt-Az mount. Using Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX7K camera on a tripod for taking the overview shorts.

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Title: Repositioning to Saturn (+0.06m) in Sco starfield

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Title: Morning dawn of July 8, 2018

Description: (Single 3.2sec f/4 ISO80 exposure w/ camera on a tripod.)

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Title: Block Island Wind Farm some 17 miles away is the only source of light pollution in the Eastern direction from Montauk Point

Description: (Single 3.2sec f/5 ISO80 exposure w/ camera on a tripod.)

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Observing Mars (close to opposition, 0.42au away) and Sgr / Sco starfield on July 8, 2018, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev