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OBSERVER: Ola Karlsson
COMPOSER: Ola Karlsson
DATE: 16 January 2014
POSITION: AZ: 180 00 00 ALT: 15 00 00
EXPOSURE TIME: 9x15s, combined
Lepus is a constellation in the southern sky. In greek mythology Lepus is connected to a story about Orion, including also Canis Major, and Canis Minor. Lepus is convenient to watch during midd winter evenings. The whole constellation is above the horizon for about three hours in Sweden. Although there is a fairly bright globular cluster (M79) in the constellation, it cannot be seen in this image because of a bright horizon towards the south, caused mostly by the Arlanda airport.

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