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Ursa Minor above the Mont Saint-Michel
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Instrument   50 mm focal length, composite of 10 pictures
Exposure & film   1 s with digital camera Canon 5D MarkII + Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG
Date & place   June 19, 2009, Mont Saint-Michel
As I was near the Mont Saint-Michel for an exhibition, I decide to take profit of that to go to this great place. The Summer solstice is in 2 days only, so the night fall very late.
A few minutes before midnight, the sky is still bright toward North-West. But, there's a place more brighter: the sky just above the Mont Saint-Michel: it is so powerfully illuminated that the cloud passing there are very bright. Ursa Minor is anyway visible higher in the picture.
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