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Diffraction in a spider web
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This morning, the fresh night has sprinkle some tiny dew droplets. Excited by the promise of nice picture, I decide to walk in the wet grass with sandals. But, I'm quickly back, afraid to see spiders climbing my naked legs: I'm scared by spiders! I put my boots on and go back to the adventure.
In the morning light, some large shadows aera highlight the spider webs. After setting my camera to avoid overexposition, I shoot a spider having its dinner. Its web displays some nice irisations, caused by diffraction of sunlight in the molecule of the silk. The processus isn't well understood, but... it's pretty!
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Instrument   200 mm focal length
Exposure & film   1/1000 with digital camera Canon 350D + Sigma 70-300 1:4-5.6
Date & place   September 5, 2006, Quimper

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Published on September 12, 2006, in the homepage of SpaceWeather
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