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Northern Milky Way from Assateague Island, 



Northern Milky Way from Assateague Island

Technical card

Dates:Sept. 21, 2019

Frames: 6x20"

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.49%

Basic astrometry details job: 2991682

Resolution: 4016x6016

Data source: Traveller


Yet another nightscape taken during are camping trip at the Maryland State Park on Assateague Island along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean the nights of September 20-21, 2019. This is a second view to the northeast from the dunes. The Northern Milky Way stretches across the left side of the image with the Pleiades and California Nebula towards the center/bottom and the Andromeda Galaxy towards the center/top. The skyglow on the horizon is from nearby Ocean City, Maryland.

Imaged using a Nikon D5300 (full spectrum modified), IDAS HEUIB-II (H-α Enhanced UV IR Blocking) filter, and 14 mm Rokinon lens at F2.8. Exposures were 20 seconds at ISO-6400.

Combined 6 subs using Sequator (freeze ground, auto brightness=ON, HDR=ON, LP reduction = ON, intelligent LP=OFF). Light post-processing using PixInsight (histogram transformation, curves transformation, color saturation adjustment).



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Northern Milky Way from Assateague Island,