Tuesday, August 14, 2007

and what the sky looks like from a true dark sky site...

click on the photo for a full view.

you are looking at the centre of the milky way (our home galaxy) from the outside, looking in.

technical info on photo:

canon 30D
17-55mm lens. 17mm, f/5.6 for 102 secs. ISO 1600

orion skyview pro mount

i decided not to photoshop out the car's white headlights which you can see at the bottom of the photo which forced me to stop the exposure...

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