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Cygnus with 50mm & Astrotracer

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Alen Koebel

Cygnus with 50mm & Astrotracer

This image of the top portion of Cygnus was a test for a newly acquired but vintage 50mm lens. A minor amount of cropping has been applied.

_Imager: Pentax K-3II DSLR (APS-C). _Lens: SMC Pentax-A 50mm f/1.4 @ f/2.5 to f/4 _Exposure: 16 minutes (16 x 60s @ ISO 1600). _Tracking: Astrotracer (built in) _Date: Sept 27, 2019. _Location: Near Conestogo Lake, Ontario, Canada. _Sky Conditions: Bortle ~3.5 (SQM ~20.8), average transparency.

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