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The Large Magellanic Cloud was not well situated for viewing in June, setting relatively early in the evening. The lights of another guest astronomer, set up about 200 feet away caused the streak along the horizon. The bright star is Canopus.

Scope/lens: Nikon 35-50 zoom @ 35mm (f/4)
Camera: Nikon F
Film: Kodak E200 (+2 push processed)
Exposure: 30 minutes
Location: Tivoli Farm, Namibia
Date: 6/13/2004