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Milky Way Panorama, 



    
        

            Wei-Hao Wang

Milky Way Panorama

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Milky Way Panorama, 



    
        

            Wei-Hao Wang

Milky Way Panorama

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG Art

Imaging cameras: Sony A7R Mod

Mounts: Vixen Advanced Polaris (AP)  ·  iOptron CEM60-EC  ·  Takahashi PM-1 XY

Software: PixInsight  ·  RegiStar  ·  Photoshop CC


Dates:May 6, 2016

Frames: 3705x30" (30h 52' 30") ISO1600

Integration: 30h 52' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 29.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.14%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1951595


Resolution: 33600x4140

Locations: Maunakea, Hilo, Hawaii, United States; Maunakea Visitor Information Station, Hilo, Hawaii, United States; Coonabarabran, Coonabarabran, Australia

Data source: Traveller

Description

This is a 24-frame mosaic of the 360-deg Milky Way, taken between 2014 and 2016 over many nights. Lens is at F4.0.

The original image has about 390 mega pixels. The version uploaded here is a 60% reduction. If your browser does not like directly loading such a large image, you can try Gigapan:

http://www.gigapan.com/embeds/fcgjJQXjzrQ/

Here is another interesting version for you to try:

http://group.asiaa.sinica.edu.tw/whwang/Astrophoto/sky/MW_Pano/

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