Winter's Milky Way taken with whole-sky camera

Date & Time: Jan 16 2010, from 22:27 to 22:53 JST(+0900)
Composed 4shots with 8 minutes exposed
Optical: SIGMA f=4.5mm EX Circular DC, Aperture: F2.8
with IDAS LPS-P2-FF light-pollution suppression filter
Auto-guided with VIXEN ATLUX Equatorial
Digital Camera: Nikon D80 (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3872 x 2592)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO800

This picture shows you the dimmed winter's Milky Way crossing sky captured with a whole-sky camera. You can see many striking constellations from Orion down, near the Milky Way.

Winter's Milky Way & Counterglow

8th Scenes: Stellar Scenes

Copyright(c) 2010 by Naoyuki Kurita, All rights reserved.
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