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My pitiful Milky Way, 





    
        

            Van H. McComas
My pitiful Milky Way

My pitiful Milky Way

Technical card

Resolution: 2778x2285

Dates:Sept. 4, 2017

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 96.51%

Astrometry.net job: 1718454

RA center: 269.412 degrees

DEC center: -20.597 degrees

Pixel scale: 71.278 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 345.754 degrees

Field radius: 35.607 degrees

Locations: Van McComas, Gloucester, Virginia, United States

Data source: Backyard

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My pitiful Milky Way

Several things made this attempt of an image of the Milky Way turn out like this. First, the 98% Moon off to the left plus light pollution from my neighborhood, then the camera: Canon Rebel XT 350D, setting f/4, shutter speed 30 seconds, ISO 1600, focal length 18 mm. Take away the light pollution and the moon then a camera that could get down to a f/2.8 and/or an ISO greater than 1600, then I would have a better image. So why do I post this: to be able one day to look back and see where I started.

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My pitiful Milky Way, 





    
        

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