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Location of Photo:

Fort Collins, CO

Date/Time of photo:

5:22 AM MDT May 17 2023


Nikon Z9 with 70-200mm f/2.8 Nikkor E-FL


This shot was captured prior to the occultation while the dawn colors were still prominent in the sky. The image was captured at 1/60th second at f/5.6, ISO 800, focal length 135mm. Shot on a Nikon Z9 with 70-200mm f/2.8 E-FL lens mounted on a fixed tripod, 135mm focal length. Stellarium software was used to plan the time and location for the shot.