Location of Photo:
El Dorado Hills, CA
Date/Time of photo:
5:22 AM PST / 1322 UTC JANUARY 1, 2018
Meade 826, 8" f/6 Newtonian. Canon T3i directly attached (no eyepiece). 2.5 sec, ISO 1600. Shot 31 photos and stacked with Registax 6.
Photographed from my front yard during the early morning. Weather was clear and cool, no wind. Telescope is a classic Meade 8" Newtonian I have owned since High School (purchased in 1983).