Open Clusters M6 & M7 in the Scorpius-Sagittarius Milky Way

Photographer
dellap
Email
dellap@cida.gob.ve
Location of photo
Merida, Venezuela
Date/Time of photo
Mar. 28 2015 03:07 Local Time
Equipment
Canon EOS 5D DSLR + ARSAT B 250mm f/3.5 Lens
Description
While testing my new ARSAT B lens (F.L.=250mm f/3.5), I took this wide-field image of the Scorpius-Sagittarius Milky Way where the beautiful open clusters M6 (right) and M7 are found. This image covers 5.5 x 8.3 sq. degrees, almost matching the typical field of view seen through 8x30 or 7x50 binoculars. Sum of 3 x 30sec. raw images converted in DxO Pro9 and processed in Photoshop CS6.
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