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Milky Way


Milky Way
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Copyright: Jack McGrane (jackal) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 832 W: 26 N: 808] (9250)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2019-05-04
Categories: Daily Life, Nocturnal
Camera: Pentax K3, Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 DC EX HSM
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2019-05-09 16:50
Viewed: 48
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
My first attempt at astrophotography, a bit of trial and error. The Milky Way as seen from the North Island of NZ which has a lot of "dark sky" areas with limited light pollution. A 6min+40sec exposure ISO1600 F5.0 I used a remote shutter release cable to lock the shutter open as my camera has a max of 30secs I didn't realise the stars moved so much


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Good morning from here Jack
In this picture, we are outside of our home our planet Earth, our Milky Way indeed
A galaxy is a huge collection of gas, dust, and billions of stars and their solar systems. What a great image of our galaxy, the Milky Way.... well done as always MACK MCGRANE

Hi Jack
Interesting experiment.
I have never tried this type of photography.

Hi Jack, I give you my tumb-up for your first attempt - never tried it also :)

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