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The Milky Way Galaxy (Scutum/Serpens Region)














The Milky Way Galaxy, Scutum/Serpens region

  Telescope (Photo) Olympus Zuiko 100mm lens @ f/2.8
  Telescope (Guiding) Celestron Celestar Deluxe Computerized 8" SCT @ f/6.3
  Camera (Photo) Olympus OM-1
  Camera (Guiding) N/A (Manually guided)
  Exposure Detail

10 minutes; Kodak Supra 400 film; processed in Photoshop CS

  Location Cincinnati Astronomical Society's Dark-Sky Site (Adams County, Ohio) (N38.876, W83.464)
  Date 07/06/02
  Comments Note M8 (Lagoon Nebula) and M20 (Trifid Nebula) at lower right, M17 (Swan Nebula) and M16 (Eagle Nebula) upper center, M23 (Open Cluster) at right center, M22 (Globular Cluster) at lower center