Ursa Major and Ploar Lights (astronomy snow winter from+the+sky sky nighttime ). Photo by speikiei
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Ursa Major and Ploar Lights

Uploaded by: speikiei

Saturday February 5, 2011

Colville Village, AK

Caption: Constellation Ursa Major "Big Dipper" captured in the morning lights. Bright star left edge is Arcturus, fifth brightest star in the sky and part of Bootes.

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Paint Shop Pro Photo 12.50

YCbCr Positioning: co-sited

Copyright: 2011 James Helmericks (Photographer) - (Editor)

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 15 sec.

FNumber: f/2.8

Exposure Program: Normal program

ISO Speed Ratings: 1600

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.21

Components Configuration: Y Cb Cr -

Shutter speed: -4.00 EV (APEX: 0, 16 sec.)

Aperture: 3.00 EV (f/2.8)

Exposure Bias: 0.33 EV

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 16.0 mm

User Comment:

SubsecTime: 43

SubSecTimeOriginal: 43

SubSecTimeDigitized: 43

FlashPixVersion: FlashPix Version 1.0

Color Space: sRGB

PixelXDimension: 486

PixelYDimension: 728

Focal Plane x-Resolution: 3849.21

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 3908.14

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

GPS tag version: 0x02, 0x02, 0x00, 0x00

InteroperabilityIndex: R98

InteroperabilityVersion: 0100

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4. speikiei
10:11 PM GMT on February 06, 2011
@Katy, They have been putting on a good show the past few nights, although I took a night off last night. After up for three nights in a row needed sleep :-) old age I guess.
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3. katy99780
9:47 PM GMT on February 06, 2011
I was wondering if we'd get to see your photos of this amazing wonder in the skies!  
They have been fabulous, haven't they!
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2. wfs33
5:09 PM GMT on February 06, 2011
Awesome indeed! If I've ever seen a astronomical/ terrestrial capture this is it.

Those not giving you a 10 do not appreciate what you've got here.

It's work like this that makes me want come to WU often to see what's been posted. Thanks!
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1. pegpics
12:36 PM GMT on February 06, 2011
Whoa!!!...that is magical...
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