Contains:  Extremely wide field
The Milky Way Galaxy - Center, Angelo Mohorovic

The Milky Way Galaxy - Center



Acquisition details



My second image of the first time where I used my own built DIY barn door tracker. With a 12V DC motor 2rpm reduced with two gears to 1rpm.

On the bottom right of the image there is diffusely reflected light of street lighting in the village. Also some low fog is present.

I used the Nikon D60 dslr camera with the lens AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II @ 18 mm, f/3.5, ISO 1600.

Location: Top of the hill next to the mountain home Janče, 782 meters above sea level, 10 kilometers east from the city of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Europe

Software: Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.2, Image Composite Editor 2.0.3, GIMP 2.8.14

1. Prior to processing, and then combined the images in the program DSS 3.3.2.

2. The two pictures then merged in the program ICE. Preserved length and width of the original image.

3. Processing with the program GIMP 2.8.



The Milky Way Galaxy - Center, Angelo Mohorovic