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Milky Way core / M8  M20, 


            Kiko Fairbairn

Milky Way core / M8 M20

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 200mm USM F2.8 L II

Imaging cameras: Canon 5D mk III

Mounts: Skywatcher StarAdventurer

Software: Nik Colection Plugins  ·  Photoshop CS5  ·  PixInsight  ·  ProDigital Software Astronomy tools for Photoshop

Filters: Astromik CLS

Dates:July 16, 2015

Frames: 22x40" ISO6400

Integration: 0.2 hours

Darks: ~40

Bias: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 0.42 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.20%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Basic astrometry details job: 714322

Resolution: 5482x3955

Locations: Padre Bernardo, Padre Bernardo, GO, Brazil


Kind a hard region to process. A lot of stuff going on, many, many stars. Probably will make a second try in the future.

The Astronomik CLS gave a little help with shades of reds.

The lack of more frames made it harder to process.

Image taken during the 8th Brazilian Astrophotography Gathering, at a farm, 100km from the national capital, Brasilia.



Milky Way core / M8  M20, 


            Kiko Fairbairn