Object: The almost south celestial pole.
Exposure: 10 minutes
Lens: Nikon 16mm fisheye @ f/2.8
Mount: Fixed Tripod
Film: 35mm Kodak Ektachrome P1600, pushed +2 to ISO 1600.
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California
Comments: The faint wedge shaped glow of the Zodiacal Light(sunlight being scattered by interplanetary dust particles that are roughly 1-300 microns in size) can be seen surrounding Venus on the left side of the image while Orion, Canis Major and the winter Milky Way are seen on the right.
© Chris Cook 2000