Mars and the Pleiades

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hha Contributing Member • Posts: 634
Mars and the Pleiades
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Tonight Mars gets within 2.6 degrees of the Pleiades, closer than anytime since 1991 and the next opportunity will be 2038.  I selected a very unusual TOPCOR 135mm f/3.3 lens because of its 12 straight aperture blades, which produce the 12 spike sun-star.

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1000x600 pixels cropped from a 4000x6000 Z6 at iso200. 5x30sec.

Enjoy.

hha

 hha's gear list:hha's gear list
Olympus TG-630 iHS Nikon D3200 Nikon D3300 Nikon D7200 Nikon AF Nikkor 24mm f/2.8D +1 more
Nikon Z6
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