Location of photoAgama River Camp in Namibia (southern Africa)
Date/Time of photoAugust 06, 2013, 04:04 UT
EquipmentDSLR CANON EOS 1000D plus ASTRODON filter.
Fisheye SAMYANG 8 mm at F/3.5.
Single 78-second exposure with VIXEN POLARIE tracking system on tripod.
DescriptionFrom Agama River Camp in Namibia (southern Africa), this only 78-second exposure shows the morning sky above the desert.
Jupiter is rising in the Zodiacal light in western Gemini.
A bright meteor crossed Auriga.
The eastern horizon extends from Taurus with Hyades and Pleiades, Orion and Canis Major with Sirius toward the southern sky with
Canopus, the Large and the Small Magellanic clouds and Achernar (Alpha Eridani).
The south pole is at extreme right of the picture.