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Milky Way Mosiac, 





    
        

            Rick Burke

Milky Way Mosiac

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM

Imaging camera:Canon 5D Mark II

Mount:Camera Tripod (Untracked)

Software:PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Resolution: 16978x4233

Dates:Oct. 10, 2018

Frames: 30x13"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.31%

Astrometry.net job: 2374511

Locations: Hakos Guest Farm, Windhoek, Namibia

Data source: Traveller

Description

The Milky Way from Centaurus to Cygnus. This is a 5 frame mosaic, with each frame taking 30*15sec subs. The frames were then stitched together. This isn't the final version. There is more here to do, but it still looks pretty good to me...

The cool thing is how much you can see with just your eyes. I could see ridiculous amounts of dust, M8, etc... The Scutum star cloud was so bright I wasn't sure it was really it until I checked a chart. In the image you can find all sorts of stuff spread from north to south.

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Milky Way Mosiac, 





    
        

            Rick Burke