Sutherland road side sunrise

posted: 2767 days ago, on Wednesday, 2010 Feb 24 at 14:21
tags: astronomy, astrophotography, deep sky, Sutherland, Milky Way.

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, 62s, ISO 1600.
Date: 2010 February 17, 05:11 SAST
Comments: Camera generously on loan from Dieter Willasch.

Eastern edge of Sutherland, looking south. On the verge of day-break, the first house lights are turned on. The hospital perimeter fence (immediate left)
is bathed in the glare of a street light. Overhead the False Cross and Canopus plunge earthward while the approaching Sun tints the sky blue.

nothing more to see. please move along.