constellation sagittarius | shashank

Location of photo
hosahalli, 70 kms north of bangalore, karnataka, india
Date/Time of photo
17th june 2006 - 11pm
a pentax Mv slr camera with a 50mm lens mounted on it with f/2 wide open pigybacked on a celestron 4" shortube scope and manually tracked for 10 minutes
this is constellation sagittarius... the central bulge of the milky way has come out pretty well.. but more details were not available due to the presence of the moon about 45 degrees away... deep printing and adjusting brightness and contrast removed the effect of the moon.... M7 is well resolved...