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Octans Constellation

Octans (Latin for octant) is an inconspicuous constellation introduced by Nicolas Louis
de Lacaille. It is notable mainly as the location of the south celestial pole. Its star
Sigma Octantis is the closest naked-eye star to the pole, but it is so faint that
it is practically useless as a polar star for navigation purposes.

Camera : Canon 10D
Exposure Time: 6 Minutes with filter
Date : April 2005
Guiding : Telescope Piggyback
Location : Kaituna, Masterton, New Zealand