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Centaurus Hunting the Milky Way , 


            Gabriel R. Santos...

Centaurus Hunting the Milky Way

Technical card

Resolution: 2400x1600

Dates:April 9, 2016

Frames: 6x300" ISO1600

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.23%

Mean SQM: 21.30

Temperature: 12.70 job: 1241750

Locations: Sítio, Cristina, MG, Brazil


*Please check the full image 2400px - resized from original)*

Constructive criticism, comments and suggestions are more than welcome in the comments section. Thank's for taking your time to look at this image.

Taken from Rural Skies (Bortle 3-4; NELM ~6.2; SQM ~21.3, calculated), from Cristina, MG, Brazil (22ºS latitude).

Date and Time: April 9th, 2016, at 23:30h (UTC-3, start of capture)
Camera: Unmodded Canon T5/1200D, at ISO 1600
Lens: Canon 18-135mm STM, at 18mm, operated at f/5
Mount: Sky-Watcher HEQ5, tracking, unguided
Exposure Detail: 6x300s (total 30min)



Gabriel R. Santos...
License: None (All rights reserved)


Centaurus Hunting the Milky Way , 


            Gabriel R. Santos...