Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Ophiuchus (Oph)  ·  Contains:  Extremely wide field
the spring milky way from Kitt Peak, 



    
        

            Matt Fulghum
the spring milky way from Kitt Peak
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the spring milky way from Kitt Peak

the spring milky way from Kitt Peak, 



    
        

            Matt Fulghum
the spring milky way from Kitt Peak
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the spring milky way from Kitt Peak

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikon 50 f/1.8

Imaging cameras: Fujifilm X-M1

Mounts: iOptron SkyTracker Pro

Focal reducers: Mitakon Lens Turbo II


Dates:March 2, 2017

Frames: 1x60" (1')

Integration: 1'

Avg. Moon age: 4.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.27%


Astrometry.net job: 1480508

RA center: 17h 20' 5"

DEC center: -27° 28' 58"

Pixel scale: 26.038 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 160.388 degrees

Field radius: 21.279 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1216

Locations: Kitt Peak, Tucson, AZ, United States

Description

Shot immediately before dawn at Kitt Peak, following an all-night OTOP session

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the spring milky way from Kitt Peak, 



    
        

            Matt Fulghum