Location of Photo:
Grand Prairie, TX
Date/Time of photo:
Aug 20,2006 6:59 CDT
The exposure was 1/400th sec @ f/6 ISO 400. No filters used. Scope was Dobsonian mounted and unguided.
Dallas - Ft Worth is in the middle of a powerful heat wave which has afforded the natural filtering. Just 20 minutes after sunrise the sun was out of the haze and its heat could be felt.