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OBSERVER: Ola Karlsson
COMPOSER: Ola Karlsson
DATE: 16 January 2014
POSITION: AZ: 170 00 00 ALT: 70 00 00
EXPOSURE TIME: 9x15s, combined
Auriga is a circumpolar constellation with the Milky Way going through it. In greek mythology, Auriga has several interpretations by they all feature a charioteer. Auriga is a typical winter constellation but it can be seen any time of the year when it is dark. Capella is one of the brightest stars in the sky and is one of a small number of stars which can be seen during day by eye through a telescope. Three open clusters M36, M37, and M38 appears as faint diffuse dots. The image is affected by the full moon in Cancer.

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