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The Gegenschein
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A few days before, the sky was hazy, but without the red cirrus visible in the previous photo. Realizing many pictures (some 30 s exposure at 1600 ISO and the lens wide open at 1.4) and stitching them as in a panorama, the Gegenschein is well visible. One can see clearly that it is elongated: it extends from the Pisces toward the Pleiades (out of the frame on the left). The colors are strange, because I had to manipulated strongly the picture to reveal the Gegenschein.
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Instrument   30 mm focal length, composite of 9 pictures
Exposure & film   30 s with digital camera Canon 30D + Sigma 30 EX 1:1.4
Date & place   October 16, 2007, Pleyben

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