Arcturus in Boötes

Edison Urdaneta
Location of photo
Cagua, State Aragua Venezuela (N 10° 11' 24.00" W 67° 27' 36.00").
Date/Time of photo
07-13-2014 20:22 (00:52 UTC) ── 20:44 (01:14 UTC)
Telescope reflector aperture 114mm (4.5"), focal length 900mm and eyepiece (1.25") 13mm. Digital camera 10 megapixels and optical zoom 5X.
Arcturus is a double star, in the constellation of Boötes. It is an orange giant star located about 36.71 light years. Arcturus is fourth brightest star, to include the Sun (Source: Stellarium and Wikipedia). Taken with afocal method and ISO 400. Image processed with RegiStax6 (6 pictures). Picture enlarged and cutting.

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