Milky Way disappearing into the dawn light

Date & Time: Jul 4 1998, 27:08 JST(+0900), 9min. Exp.
Optical: MD FISH-EYE f=16mm F2.8, Aperture: F2.8
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Film: Ektachrome E200
Location: Subashiri halfway up Mt. Fuji, Shizuoka pref.

This image shows you the fine Milky Way crossing the heavens in east-west direction. In the eastern sky (left-hand side of image), the bluish dawn light is vanishing the Milky Way out of sight. And at the oppsite side (right-hand side), you can see a light halfway up the Mt. Fuji.

Lacerta to Cepheus

Autumnal Milky Way taken with whole-sky camera

Copyright(c) 1998 by Naoyuki Kurita, All rights reserved.
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