Milky Way

View of the Milky Way's central regions. To the left is Sagittarius & Scorpius to the right. Many Messier objects are visible in this wide field view. Taken from a dark sky site 20 miles south of Veneta, Oregon.
 
Telescope / Lens 50 f/1.4 Canon Camera Lens stopped down
Mount Type Piggyback on G11 (Stepper)
Camera Canon F-1 with Bright Screen & Angle B magnifier
 Filters 112mm UV
 Film  Kodak E200 (Slide Film)
 Exposure 10 minutes; manual guiding FS/78
 Processing Push 1, Scanned - 2400 dpi, Photoshop
 Date July 2003
 Location Panther Creek, south of Veneta, Oregon
 Conditions 1200' magnitude 6 Skies; Clear, steady

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