Image taken:
Jan. 4, 2012
Picture taken from Wormhout (about 20 away from Dunkerque), Northern France
Hi, This morning the wind was rather strong (you can see the blur on the trees) but the sky was clear. It allowed me to sight shooting stars from the Quadrantides shower for 1 hour before dawn despite the light pollution. This shooting star was the brighest I saw that morning. It passed just to the left of Cassiopeia. Picture specifications: Taken with a Canon EOS 550D camera on Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 at 06:48 AM (05:48 UT). A 40 sec. exposure, 1600 ISO with a Canon zoom lens (F/4, 18 mm) Original picture resolution : 5184x3456. If you find this picture picture usefull for the spaceweather site do not hesitate (of course I agree with your submission conditions). Copyright : Didier SCHREINER Thank you for having read me. Best regards and happy new year ! Didier SCHREINER
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