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Bob Kelly
Ardsley, New York, USA
05:55 am

Equipment Details:

Canon XS on a tripod with a 250mm zoom lens at f/5.6 for 2 seconds at ISO 1600. Cropped from the larger original.

Post-processing Details:

Cropped from the larger image.

Image Details:

I read about dwarf planet, the first asteroid to be discovered, Ceres, passing by very bright Aldebaran in early November. I hoped I could aim at and focus on bright Aldebaran so I could catch it with my Canon XS and its zoom lens. I did, with the ISO sensitivity cranked up to the highest it goes on my camera, 1600. It was a cold morning (about 1C), so I didn't get noise from the heat of the camera.