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The Big Dipper and Polaris

 The Big Dipper and Polaris by Thomas Kerns of Beluga Lake Observaory

Object: The Big Dipper and Polaris
Description Here is a stunning image of the big dipper pointing the way to Polaris. Follow the line created by the two pointer stars in the big dipper (the two upper stars of the basket of the dipper) to Polaris, the North Star
Scope Canon 18-50 camera lens at 29mm and f7.1
Camera Canon 400D
Filters none
Mount Losmandy G11
Guiding ST2000xcm
1.25 hours (5x15min)

All prints are printed on professional quality paper, and with archival quality inks.  Print quality is guaranteed for over 100 years, displayed behind glass.  All prints except the 13x19 are matted using acid free matting and backed by foam board.  Dimensions given below are the actual print size, not the mat size.  13x19 is print only, no matting, and will be shipped in a photo tube.

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