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Milky Way

Added: September 11, 2016

Tags: astro photos
I was waiting couple of months for these photos. I have found a place with pretty dark sky, but my visits there were always around full moon or weather was pretty bad. But a week ago I got lucky. Weather forecast seemed perfect for 2 or 3 days and it was around new moon.

This post will show Milky Way shots. Let's go from south to north. I decided to show vertically oriented photos bigger, because they deserve it.

All are merges of 36 exposures at ISO 3200 with Nikkor 24-70/f2.8 at f3.5 to get less coma in corners.

From Sagitarius up. I could see the horizon darkness is not perfect, but photo shown so much orange in lower third of photo that I doubt the sky is as dark I I hoped for :-(
15 sec exposure.
Milky Way

Cygnus, Lyra, Aquila. 20s exposure. It shows nicely NGC 7000.
Milky way

Perseus, Cassiopeia, Andromeda with M31. 15 sec exposure.
Milky Way