Draco and Ursa Minor (Roll over image for labels)   HOME INDEX BACK NEXT
 

Draco, the dragon, winds through the northern circumpolar sky in a large backward-S shape.

Below is the same image, brightened to show many more stars, but as a result the constellation shapes are harder to recognize.


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Image details:  3 images, each 30 seconds at ISO 1600, taken with a Canon 400D camera at a focal length of 18 mm.

July 2012