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Observation by Martin Griffiths: The Centre of the Milky Way

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Martin Griffiths

Observer

Martin Griffiths

Observed

2018 Sep 29 - 19:02

Uploaded

2021 Feb 14 - 19:05

Objects

The Milky Way

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Constellation

Sagittarius

Field centre

RA: 17h53m
Dec: -27°02'
Position angle: +124°47'

Field size

54° × 44°

Equipment
  • Canon 450D DSLR Camera and 85mm lens, Star Adventurer
Exposure

ISO 1600, 40 sec exposure f6

Location

Kenilworth, Queensland, Australia

Target name

Milky Way

Title

The Centre of the Milky Way

About this image

This is the centre of the Milky Way galaxy from my sister's garden near Kenilworth in Queensland. it is very dark there, completely rural and surrounded by ancient forests. The milky way stretched from horizon to horizon and this was right above the house...

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