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NLCs From Long Eaton

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Observer
Kevin Oldham
Time of observation
02/07/2018 - 23:33
Object
NLC
Observing location
Long Eaton
Equipment
Olympus E-PL1
14-42mm (14mm)
Tripod
Exposure
15 sec @ f5.6 ISO400
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Place: Nottinghamshire.
Date: July 2 2018
Time: 23.33 UT
Azimuths: Approx 330º-000º (In the image, Capella is 358º46’, Beta Aur is 351º07’)    
Elevation: 2-8º (In the image Capella is +9º02’49.6’’, Beta Aur is +8º33’)
Brightness: 3
Structure: Type II
Observing Conditions: no cloud cover, minor haze, significant urban lighting, 65% moon rising low in south behind observer).

An experiment with a hardly used E-PL1.  Missed peak brightness by 20 mins whilst driving to get a reasonable horizon. 

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