Milky Way down under

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Milky Way down under

Post by JohnW » Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:43 am

This section of the Milky Way shows the Carina region (and the Eta Carina nebula - pink). Taken from SE Australia in my backyard with observatory in the foreground. Single exposure 20 sec x 6400 iso using a Canon Ra camera mounted on a tripod. Cheers to all.
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Post by Montana » Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:20 am

WOW!!! what an amazing view!!

I hope I live to see that with my own eyes one day, you can barely see the Milky way here :(

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Post by JochenM » Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:13 am

Very impressive!

Similar to Alexandra; it's quite hard to capture it here at all.



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Post by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY » Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:22 pm

Excellent capture of your Southern skies John.

Other than going to a (25-miles) nearby dark-site, our northern equivalent is difficult (nigh impossible) to capture such detail as yours...

Thanks for sharing

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Post by ffellah » Sat Feb 20, 2021 1:38 am

A really beautiful image John

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Post by Carbon60 » Sat Feb 20, 2021 8:11 am

Superb, John.

It’s on my bucket list.

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Re: Milky Way down under

Post by MapleRidge » Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:25 am

That is an awesome image John...well done!!!

That camera is an incredible performer. A good friend of mine got one last summer and we could push the settings to see the North American Nebula live on the viewfinder.

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