Astrophotography

Challenge #30 in the Awareness series. Hosted by Kokeen4231.
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The Lagoon and the Trifid
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The dark crete skies were used to capture these faint emission nebulae (M8, M20) close to the mid plane of the milky way
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Submitted: Wednesday, 10th July, 2013 11:08 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 24th July, 2011
Focal length: 300 mm
Shutter speed: 1100 sec
Aperture: F3.5
ISO: 3200
Notes: Sum of 10 separate 110s exposures (UHC filter used to reduce light pollution).
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