fredag 5 augusti 2011

Correcting the 8.1.11 video

Correction : The triangular ship over Neumayer is the constellation Canis Major

At 43:25 in the video Ursu points to the triangular ship seen over the Neumayer Station lately :

If you look closely you see that the left line is made up of two bright objects and a faint one close to the upmost.

If you go to Your Sky, enter the lat/long for Neumayer, point the camera to SouthEast (the camera is facing the north side of the station according to the web page) and set the time to 2011-08-02 02:30:00 you see this :

What's being interpreted as a triangular ship is actually the ass of poor Canis Major :

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