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Zodiacal light & Milky Way

Astrotrac/PolariePosted by Koen Miskotte Mon, December 19, 2011 10:59:58

An attractive picture of the Milky Way and the zodiacal light taken with a Canon EOS 40D with a 4.5 mm Sigma fish-eye lens. Right is the torch of Casper visible, he's busy with his Astrotrac.

Picture: All sky picture of the Milky Way

Mount: AstroTrac Travel Mount with head EH 3010
Camera: Canon EOS 40D
Lens: Sigma 4.5mm F2.8 EX DC Circular Fisheye HSM lens
Filter: None
Accessories: TC 80N3 timer controller,
Location: Hakos Guestfarm, Namibia (16.3 east, 23.3 south)
Software: Corel Paint Shop Photo Pro X12)
Description: One single shot of 57 seconds, F 3.2, 1600 iso

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