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The zodiacal light appears
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Instrument   24 mm focal length, composite of 9 pictures
Exposure & film   10 s with digital camera Canon 5D MarkII + Canon 24mm L USM
Date & place   September 23, 2009, Saint-Michel-de-Brasparts
Here is why I was there atop the Mount Saint-Michel-de-Brasparts: the zodiacal light. The day after the Autumn equinox is the best period to capture this pale glow.
The zodiacal light extends from the right of the Chapel (notice Venus close to the horizon, behind Leo's head), overpasses the Beehive star cluster and reaches the Milky Way in Gemini.
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