Location of Photo:
Steamboat Springs, CO
Date/Time of photo:
04/03/12 9:06pm MDT
This is a 15-second exposure through a Celestron 4-inch refractor with a Nikon D700 digital camera set at ISO 6400, piggybacked on a Celestron 11-inch telescope.
Dazzling Venus amongst the twinkly Pleiades is one of the loveliest sights I've seen through a telescope!