Milky Way centre over Sutherland

posted: 2708 days ago, on Wednesday, 2010 Feb 24 at 14:13
tags: astronomy, astrophotography, deep sky, Milky Way, Sutherland.

Milky Way centre over Sutherland - 2010 February 17

Contributor: Auke Slotegraaf

Location: Sutherland
Equipment Canon ESO 30D (red filter modification), 18mm at f/3.5, 63s, ISO 1600.
Date: 2010 February 17, 04:58 SAST
Comments: Camera generously on loan from Dieter Willasch.

Eastern edge of Sutherland, looking east. Our galactic centre has risen and is perched high above a
scrap yard on the edge of the sleeping town. To the right, the rising Sun tints the edge of the field of view.

nothing more to see. please move along.