Taken 19-Mar-10
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Dimensions1200 x 900
Original file size267 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken20-Mar-10 02:09
Date modified20-Mar-10 12:56
Shooting Conditions

Camera makePanasonic
Camera modelDMC-TZ4
Focal length4.7 mm
Focal length (35mm)28 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.3
Exposure60s at f/3.3
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Normal
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom0x
A clear night comes to an end.

A clear night comes to an end.

A pretty typical view of the sky here in Seattle. I was imaging M81/82 galaxies when this was taken. I was just about to give up for the night as seen by the sky. The night was clear, but hazy, then high clouds came in. Not a super good night, but we take what we get here.
The weather instrument is wireless to the house, and usually isn't a problem since it's on the bright side of the observatory and I don't view much toward the west over the bright city.