The Milky Way's Dusty Center | JJ Modig

Photographer
JJ Modig
Email
jpmodig@att.net
Location of photo
Tonganoxie, Kansas
Date/Time of photo
July 13-14, 2012 approximately 11pm-1am
Equipment
I used a modified Canon 300d with a Canon EF 28-70mm lens at 50mm f/5.6 mounted on a homemade, motorized barn door tracker. I took 53 exposures of 1 min 35 sec each for a total exposure time of 1 hr and 24 minutes.
Description
This shows just north of the Milky Way's center, which is littered with dust and dark nebulae. It also exhibits several emission nebulae and open star clusters.
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