zodiacal light | Doug Zubenel

Photographer
Doug Zubenel
Email
nzubenel@kc.rr.com
Location of photo
Cimarron Co., Oklahoma, USA.
Date/Time of photo
Oct. 21, 2001, just before morning twilight
Equipment
This is a 30 mionute exposure with a 16mm Nikkor fisheye lens @ f/5.6 on a Mamiya 120 back with Fuji Provia 400F pushed to ISO 1600.
Description
The zodiacal light, or "false dawn," is joined by the rising of Venus. Farther west on the ecliptic is brilliant Jupiter and saturn. Faint bands of green airglow can be seen paralleling the horizon on the right.