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Vega (α Lyr, α Lyrae, Alpha Lyrae) is the brightest star in the constellation Lyra, the fifth brightest star in the night sky. It is a white star, located about 25.04 light years from the Earth. (Source: Stellarium and Wikipedia). Taken with afocal method and ISO 400. Image processed with RegiStax6 (18 pictures). Pictures enlarged and cutting.
Cagua, State Aragua Venezuela (N 10° 11' 24.00" W 67° 27' 36.00").
Hour: 20:00 (00:30 UTC) ── 20:09 (00:39 UTC)
Telescope reflector aperture 114mm (4.5"), focal length 900mm, eyepiece (1.25") 13mm and Barlow 2X. Digital camera 10 megapixels and optical zoom 5X.