Stormy occultation

Posted by Mirphak
on Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Photo taken by: Stefano De Rosa

I was waiting to observe the starting of the occultation of the Pleiades by the Moon,  when a lightning "exploded" behind a big cloud formation close to the event, illuminating the nearby landscape (a hill behind the city of San Remo - Italy)
 
Photo details:

Location: San Remo (Italy)

Date: July 18, 2009 at 2.15 a.m. 

Canon Eos 1000d; Exp: 6 sec; F/5; 400 ISO; focal lenght 55mm.

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