The flowing Milky Way in summer

Date & Time: Aug 2 2003, 22:16 JST(+0900), 30min. Exp.
Optical: SMC TAKUMAR f=55mm F3.5, Aperture: F4.0
Auto-guided with Kenko SKYMEMO Equatorial
Camera: PENTAX 67
Film: Ektachrome E100S (+2EV pushed)
Location: Koumi town, Nagano pref.

 This image has captured the Milky Way from the Aquila to the Sagittarius viewed at a highland in central Japan. You can see Altair in upper left hand side and several reddish nebulae, which are included in Sagittarius, in lower center.

Central region in the Galaxy

Milky Way going down to Mt. Fuji

Copyright(c) 2003 by Naoyuki Kurita, All rights reserved.
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