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Betelgeuse

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Observer
Ray Emery
Time of observation
18/01/2020 - 19:30
Object
Betelgeuse comparison
Observing location
Brinkhill Lincs
Equipment
Nikon D5300
50mm lens
Exposure
f5, ISO 400, 5 secs
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Defocussed stars technique. Little pretence to a scientific result here, but it gives an impression. Taken in the early evening, with a less than perfect sky. Sadly, Saiph was occulted by a local conifer. Demonstrates the difficulty of visually comparing stars of (very) different colour.

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