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Tom Wildoner
Weatherly, PA USA
10:00 pm

Equipment Details:

Tech Specs: Canon 6D, Canon EF70-200mm f/2.8L USM lens, single 8 second exposure, tripod mounted, ISO 3200.

Post-processing Details:

Corel Paintshop Pro.

Image Details:

A quick capture of Sirius (in the constellation Canis Major) and the open cluster Messier 41 (that grouping of stars right below Sirius), a light wispy cloud cover adds to the view. The image was taken at 10:00 PM local time when Sirius was at it's highest point in the sky, look for it by looking south in the evening, it will be the brightest star visible.