Ursa Major upside down

© Velimir Popov & Emil Ivanov 2013
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Do you note something odd in this image of the constellation of Ursa Major? Definitely this is the position. In Northern hemisphere we never could see this constellation in this way. Please observe the smallest stars near the horizon: they are dimmer than 7 mag. It is hard to imagine such a transparency near the horizon. As a friend of us said, the stars can be seen even below the horizon :).

Optic(s): 10 mm Canon lens @ 3.5
Mount: Tripod
Camera: Canon 60 Da
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Dates/Times: 9 May 2013
Location: Namibia-TIVOLI ASTROFARM, S 23° 27' 40,9" / E 18° 01' 02,2"
Exp. Details: 60 sec at ISO 3200
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Processing: PS
Copyright: Velimir Popov and Emil Ivanov 2013. All Rights Reserved
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