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
    Date: 11/18/99
    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.

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