British Astronomical Association
Supporting amateur astronomers since 1890

Secondary menu

Main menu

BAA Community Member Pages Nick James
Image search

Sagittarius

Image

Expand image

About this observation
Observer
Nick James
Time of observation
28/06/2019 - 01:27
Object
Sgr through Sco
Observing location
San Pedro de Atacama
Equipment
Sony A7s + 50mm f/1.8 lens
Exposure
20x10s, ISO6400
Tags
Like This Image
Share

A stack of 20x10s frames looking towards the centre of our galaxy taken just outside San Pedro de Atacama a few days before the eclipse. The skies there were stunning. This was with my Sony A7s on a fixed tripod at ISO 6400 and a 50mm, f/1.8 lens at f/2.8. The individual 10s frames are pretty impressive and this stack was done using Deeop Sky Stacker with no calibration frames.

Jupiter is the bright object top centre. This was practically at the zenith. An awesome sight in a very dark sky.

Copyright of all images and other observations submitted to the BAA remains with the owner of the work. Reproduction of the work by third-parties is expressly forbidden without the consent of the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the webmaster.