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Jupiter - 21.3.2015 at 22.40 Jyväskylä Observation number 36001

Visibility II / V

Circling the sky with budget class equipment. I thought with a standard SLR camera, a cheap lens, and a poor tripod without surveillance in the middle of the city, you can’t see anything from the sky. It happened differently. Found by first attempting three moons of Jupiter, and reasonable pictures of Orion's fog and Seulas (separate announcements).

I can recommend to others. Although the images are not comparable to those taken with telescopes, you can see the subjects on the camera screen right away. When the sky hasn’t been seen before in just about anything, it’s pretty great to spot on the spot with your own camera in seconds that the dimly glowing spots in the sky are made up of colored fog or a hundred stars, or there are three other spots next to the brilliantly brilliant Jupiter.

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  • Observation target
    • Jupiter
    • Heikosti näkyvä
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Nikon D5200, Nikon 200mm f / 4 Nikkor-Q, ISO 100, 1s exposure. Manfrotto Compact Light stand.

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