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#1 SKYGZR

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Posted 08 November 2016 - 11:49 PM

Posting here 'cause there is "no processing"....RAW from cam, converted to JPG for posting. Single image, no PS/Stacking/ or any curves, levels, modifications..

 

Captured this w/ the K5ii on 9-2-16 @ 22:35 local. Used the Pentax DA/FE 10-17 3.5-4.5 lens @ f/4.5 set @ 10mm (lower foreground cropped). 120s, 3200iso. Used an I-Optron tracker. White Lighted foreground while exposing....

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Posted 09 November 2016 - 06:02 AM

Great!



#3 Neptune

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Posted 09 November 2016 - 08:07 AM

Nice!



#4 Mark9473

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Posted 09 November 2016 - 08:33 AM

Nice image. I like how the constellations are still recognizable.



#5 Eric Seavey

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Posted 11 November 2016 - 03:06 PM

Nice!  Looks better than my attempt.  I used the O-GPS1 on my Pentax K-5.

 

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#6 Jon Rista

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Posted 12 November 2016 - 02:56 PM

Better than all of my Milky Way attempts. I really need to give this another try next summer. There is something about capturing the Milky Way I haven't quite gotten down yet...not sure what it is.

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Posted 13 November 2016 - 01:05 AM

Thanks for all the "likes" from everyone....

 

here's another, from the same sequence (lower foreground cropped again), yet without any ground lighting...

 

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