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Contains:  M 22, NGC 6656, NGC 6568, NGC 6546, NGC 6530, M 21, NGC 6531, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514, M 23, NGC 6494, The star 11Sgr, The star 21Sgr, The star 58Oph, The star 51Oph, The star 4Sgr, The star γ1Sgr, The star 44Oph, The star μSgr, The star Kaus Borealis (λSgr), The star Media (δSgr), Part of the constellation Sagittarius (Sgr)
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Milky Way core - Samyang 135mm lens, 


            Dan Gallo
Milky Way core - Samyang 135mm lens

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Samyang 135mm ED UMC

Imaging camera:Sony A7RIII

Mount:iOptron SkyGuider Pro


Filter:Hoya Red Intensifier 77mm

Resolution: 7878x5260 job: 2847697

RA center: 270.699 degrees

DEC center: -23.393 degrees

Pixel scale: 7.134 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 331.493 degrees

Field radius: 9.387 degrees

Data source: Traveller


Photographing the core of the Milky Way from a Bortle class 1 location at the northern side of Death Valley last week!
This is one of the darkest night sky locations in California! It was amazing how many stars I could see.

Captured with a Sony a7R III and Samyang f/2.0 135mm lens, along with an iOptron SkyGuider Pro to track the night sky.

24 x 30-seconds, f/2.0, ISO 3200.
20 x dark frames.

Stacked in Sequator and edited in Lightroom.



Dan Gallo
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Milky Way core - Samyang 135mm lens, 


            Dan Gallo