Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Contains:  Extremely wide field

Image of the day 12/04/2015

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
    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


    Guiding camera:Lacerta MGEN

    Software:DeepSkyStackerAdobe Photoshop 5 CS


    Resolution: 2400x4856

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

    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 job: 867426

    Locations: Tivoli / Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia

    Data source: Traveller


    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.



    Hartmuth Kintzel
    License: None (All rights reserved)


    Milkyway Ultra Wide Field, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel