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#1 Rudy Pohl

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 03:07 PM

Celestial Fire.jpg

 

The lower right-hand section of the Milky Way Galactic Core together with the colourful Rho Ophiuchi Nebular Complex.

This was taken two nights ago at our favourite astrophotography shooting location in Beckwith Township about 30 kms west of Ottawa.

The structures in the landscape are 3 large solar panel buildings which are about 30 feet high and could easily house 3 large dump trucks. The

panels automatically track the sun and change angles and go to a rest position at 10"00 pm.

 

Camera: Nikon D5500 unmodified
Lens: Nikon 50/1.8
Fliter: Hoya Intensifier anti-light pollution
Aperture: f2.8
ISO 400
Exposure: 2-minutes x 26 = 52 minutes total integration
Tracked on Sky Watcher Star Adventurer
Stacked in Pixinsight 1.8
Processed in Pixinsight 1.8, Photoshop CS5

I felt a little wild and crazy this morning so I went a little nuts with the colour intensity!

 

Enjoy!

Rudy


Edited by Rudy Pohl, 12 July 2018 - 03:34 PM.

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#2 Tapio

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 03:16 PM

Those structures in the landscape?

#3 squreshi786

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 03:26 PM

wow

 

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#4 Rudy Pohl

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 03:35 PM

Those structures in the landscape?

Hi Tapio, see added lines in the description above.



#5 AKHalea

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 03:37 PM

Great job acquiring and processing this difficult target full of faint, but very colorful targets. I believe this area is full of colorful nebulae (and dark ones too), so I find it very pleasing to see these colors. Well done ...... Anil


Edited by AKHalea, 12 July 2018 - 03:38 PM.


#6 geothomas

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Posted 14 July 2018 - 09:22 PM

I love this area of the sky. Like the capture, but the intensity of the colors is a bit too much for my taste. Still job well done. Thanks for sharing.




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