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Zodiacal Light over the Tetons at Dawn
Alan: "The morning Zodiacal Light over the hills and peaks of the Grand Tetons in Wyoming, at dawn on August 20, 2017, the day before the solar eclipse. Venus is the bright object below, the Pleiades is at top, Orion at right amid cloud. This was taken from the Idaho side. Lights on the Tetons are likely from climbers on the peaks, there to watch the eclipse the next day." Zodiacal Light: a faint elongated cone of light sometimes seen in the night sky, extending from the horizon along the ecliptic. It is thought to be due to the reflection of sunlight from particles of ice and dust within the plane of the solar system.
The Teton Range is a mountain range of the Rocky Mountains in North America. It extends for approximately 40 miles (64 km) in a north–south direction through the U.S. state of Wyoming, east of the Idaho state line. It is south of Yellowstone National Park and most of the east side of the range is within Grand Teton National Park. (Source: Wikipedia)
Credit: Alan Dyer
Alan's Website: http://www.AmazingSky.com
Location: Wyoming, United States
Release Date: August 20, 2017
Grand Teton National Park
Technical details: Canon 6D and Rokinon 14mm lens. It is a single exposure of 25 seconds at f/2.5 and ISO 6400.
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