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Sirius A in the constellation Canis Major. It is the brightest star in the night sky. Located about 8.0 light years from the Earth. (Source: Wikipedia). Taken with afocal method. Camera in [MANUAL] mode, shutter speed 1”, F 8.0 and ISO 1600. Image processed with RegiStax6 (19 pictures) and retouched with Canon Digital Photo Professional. Pictures enlarged and cropping.
Cagua, State Aragua Venezuela (N 10° 11' 24.00" W 67° 27' 36.00").
Hour: 20:02 (00:32 UTC) ── 20:08 (00:38 UTC).
Telescope reflector aperture 114mm (4.5"), focal length 900mm, eyepiece (1.25") 17mm. Digital camera bridge 12.1 Mps.