Summer's Milky Way taken with whole-sky camera 2

Date & Time: Aug 13 2004, 21:16 JST(+0900), 25min. Exp.
Optical: MC Zenitar f=16mm F2.8, Aperture: F4.8
Auto-guided with Kenko SKYMEMO Equatorial
Camera: Koheisha Astrocamera S + Horseman 6x7 Roll film adaptor
Film: Ektachrome E200 (+2EV pushed)
Location: Koumi town, Nagano pref.

When the Summer's Triangle has the meridian transit around the zenith, the Summer's Milky Way crosses the sky wholly. We can appreciate and enjoy its most magnificent view throughout the year. This whole-sky camera picture shows you the mid-summer night skies captured under fine weather at a highland.

Summer's Milky Way taken with whole-sky camera

Dark lanes around the Great Triangle in summer

Copyright(c) 2004 by Naoyuki Kurita, All rights reserved.
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