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Contains:  Extremely wide field

Image of the day 12/04/2015

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    Milkyway Ultra Wide Field, 





    
        

            Hartmuth Kintzel

    Milkyway Ultra Wide Field

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:Zeiss Distagon 16mm/F2.8

    Imaging camera:Canon EOS 450D / Digital Rebel XSi / Kiss X2

    Mount:Atlux

    Guiding camera:Lacerta MGEN

    Software:DeepSkyStackerAdobe Photoshop 5 CS

    Accessory:MGEN

    Resolution: 2400x4856

    Dates:Aug. 1, 2011Aug. 16, 2015

    Frames:
    24x240" ISO400
    13x420" ISO800

    Integration: 3.1 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 1.81 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 3.65%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.50

    Temperature: 3.50

    Astrometry.net job: 867426

    Locations: Tivoli / Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia

    Data source: Traveller

    Description

    The most parts of this image were photographed in July/August 2011 in Tivoli/Namibia.
    Currently I inserted some areas, I did capture in August 2015, while I was there again.
    The image is made as panorama of 12 pictures.

    The faint bright spot in middle left area is the counter-glow of the sun (Gegenschein).
    On the lower left side is the Small Magellanic Cloud.

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    Hartmuth_Kintzel
    Hartmuth Kintzel
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    Milkyway Ultra Wide Field, 





    
        

            Hartmuth Kintzel