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Pleiades & Perseus Rising (Aug 31, 2013).jpg
The Pleiades and constellation of Perseus rising above the mountains at Waterton Lakes National Park, Aug 31, 2013. Capella is the bright star just over the ridge line. M33, M34, the Double Cluster are also visible at right. And the California Nebula, NCG 1499, below. A faint aurora adds the green and magenta tints. This is a stack of 4 x 3 minute exposures at f/2.8 with the 24mm lens and Canon 5D MkII at ISO 1600.