Big Dipper in Ursa Major


Date:            6/19/2007

Location:      Bryce Canyon NP, UT

Conditions:  0% moon, seeing 6/10, transparency 8/10, temperature 60 F.

Telescope:   none

Mount:          Photographic Bogan Tripod

       Canon 300D with 18 -55 mm Canon cheap zoom lens that came with camera set at 18mm, F3.5

Focusing:    Auto on star Vega

Exposures:  (2) 30 sec, RAW, 1600 ISO

Processing:  IP- align-rotate, combine median, PS CS-  Levels white & dark balance, Curves add blue, hue-saturation, cropped,  Added refraction spikes in Photoshop, and reduced size for web.