Asterism

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The Big Dipper asterism, part of the constellation Ursa Major, imaged with a DSLR camera. Asterisms are non-official names of star-patterns and constellations. This self-portrait was taken in November 2012 under the dark clear skies of Boso-Boso, Rizal. Photo Credit: Anthony Urbano
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Mayon Volcano framed against the Big Dipper, taken on March 27, 2016 at around 3:48 am, from Legazpi, Albay.
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The Summer Triangle is a prominent asterism (an unofficial name to a star pattern) consists of the bright stars Altair (upper left), Vega (lower right), and Deneb (upper right). A section of the Milky Way is also visible in this photo. Image taken with a Canon 450D DSLR camera, 18-55 mm lens set at 20 mm, f/3.5, 120 sec exposure, ISO 1600, November 3, 2012, Camarines Norte, Philippines. Photo Credit: Anthony Urbano

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