Image of the day 04/05/2017

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Milky Way(s)

Contains: Extremely wide field

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Canon 50mm f/1.4

Imaging camera: Canon 6D modified

Mount: Skywatcher StarAdventurer

Software: PixInsight Photoshop CS5

Resolution: 5436x5224 job: 1512829

Locations: Padre Bernardo, Padre Bernardo, GO, Brazil


Image taken during the 9th Brazilian Astrophotography Meeting, 07/2016

. # 1 frames of 80 sec, ISO 5000 for the sky;
. # 1 Frame of 100 sec, ISO 4000 for terrestrial;

It was a big challenge to polar align the compact Star Adventurer in this particular site. Kind of a swamp. The tripod sank and moved a lot.

In onder to combine both frames I've used PT Gui.



Carlos Fairbairn


Milky Way(s), Carlos Fairbairn