New star in the sky - Nova Scorpii 2007
Originally uploaded by edhiker.
Nova Scorpii 2007 peaked at magnitude 3.8 on February 16th. Captured from Tujunga on Feb 21, 2007 when it was at magnitude 4.9 (below red mark). Five second exposure @ f6 , ISO 800 using 135mm lens, fixed tripod. The bright star is Epsilon Scorpii. Sky above Los Angeles not the best, naked eye limiting mag about 4. Best viewed at 1024 x 683
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Uploaded by edhiker on 21 Feb '07, 4.26pm PST.
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