Contains:  Extremely wide field
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Moonlight & Milky Way, 



Moonlight & Milky Way

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikon 14-24mm f2.8 Lens

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 6D

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC

Basic astrometry details job: 783544

Resolution: 1000x1500


A setting Moon glows serenely near the Milky Way in this shot from the roadside in Big Sur, CA.

Single exposure: 6D | Nikkor 14-24mm | 18mm | ISO 3200 | f/2.8 | 26s | cropped

I was surprised that the Milky Way was so well resolved with the Moon so close by, but that was because it was just a crescent Moon and it was dimmed somewhat by the thick atmosphere near the horizon. It looks blown out -- almost like a setting Sun -- because it's a 26s exposure.



Moonlight & Milky Way,