- The Chicago Astronomer -
Copyright 2004-2014 All rights reserved by Joseph Guzman Administrator/Founder/Chief Astronomer.
All text and images are the property of the original authors/artists and shall
not be used without permission.
Capella in the constellation Auriga, the sixth brightest star in the night sky. Located about 42.8 light years from the Earth (Source: Wikipedia). Taken with afocal method and ISO 800. Image processed with RegiStax6 (16 pictures). Pictures enlarged and cutting.
Cagua, State Aragua Venezuela (N 10° 11' 24.00" W 67° 27' 36.00").
Hour: 23:02 (03:32 UTC) --- 23:06 (03:36 UTC).
Telescope reflector aperture 114mm (4.5"), focal length 900mm, eyepiece (1.25") 17mm. Digital camera bridge (Canon) 12.1 Mps and optical zoom 30X. To attach telescope and camera, I used a SLR camera mount (Orion).