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Ursa Astronomical Association

Iridium 53 - 17.1.2016 at 18.00 Espoo Observation number 47653

Visibility III / V

Janne Sievinen, Ursa (Helsinki)

Iridium 53 flashed with a brightness of about -6.8 magnitude above the Suomenoja power plant. It looked great, even though the sky was shrouded in some kind of icing mist, a little more modestly in the photo, of course. White balance and histograms adjusted with Lightroom.


Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Satellite
  • Name of the observation target
    • Iridium 53
    • Keskitaso
Technical information

Exposure: 18s at 17mm f / 3.5 ISO100. Equipment: Canon 650D / Sigma DC 17-50mm 1: 2.8 EX HSM

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