Castor and Pollux in the eastern sky

on Thursday, November 24, 2016

It’s nice seeing the familiar winter constellations coming back into view! Here are the stars Castor and Pollux (found in the constellation Gemini) rising in the eastern skies of Pennsylvania about 3 hours after sunset. Can you can see the color difference between them? Pollux is the yellowish or light orange-colored star between the trees.

Tech Specs: Tripod mounted Canon 6D and Canon EF70-200mm f/2.8L USM lens, single exposure of 10 seconds (when you zoom in you can see some slight star trails), ISO 3200, f/2.8, 70mm. Photo taken on November 22, 2016 from Weatherly, Pennsylvania.

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