Contains:  Extremely wide field
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Spring Milky Way, 



    
        

            Rodney Watters

Spring Milky Way

Link to TIFF/FITS: https://flic.kr/p/T5oi2N
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Spring Milky Way, 



    
        

            Rodney Watters

Spring Milky Way

Link to TIFF/FITS: https://flic.kr/p/T5oi2N

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 14mm F/2.8

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60Da

Mounts: Sirui Tripod 1004 XL

Software: photoshop  ·  Microsoft ICE (Panorama)  ·  Pixinsight 1.8



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2587015


Resolution: 2512x1426

Locations: Outback Travelling, Nyngan, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Traveller

Description

A very wide field view of the southern Milky Way taken September 2018 at the start of the southern hemisphere spring. Image is panorama consisting of 2 rows of 7 panels each.

This was taken in the central west of NSW, Australia near the town of Nyngan. Location was about 15kms from Nyngan looking west towards the town and the setting Milky Way. We can see the planet Mars very proud and centre of the field of view and the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) in the top left. The bright object next to the SMC is the globular cluster, 47 Tucana.

Data captured with a Canon 60Da DSLR and Samyang 14mm lens.

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Spring Milky Way, 



    
        

            Rodney Watters