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MAAPOW: Week 5

Andrew Finch September 9, 2018 Uncategorized No Comments on MAAPOW: Week 5

Malta Amateur Astronomy Picture of the Week: Week 5 (09-09-2018): The Milky Way Galaxy As Seen From The Southern Hemisphere Taken by: Josef Borg Information: This photo is stitch of 102 images, all taken at 15 seconds exposure time at ISO6400 with a Nikon D610 @ focal length 24mm, aperture f/2.8. Some notable objects visible in this photo are The Eta Carinae nebula, the Small and Large Magellanic Clouds and the south celestial pole in Octans among others. Radius: 170 Kilo light years Distance of Earth from the center: 26.4 Kilo light years Equipment: Nikon D610 @ focal length 24mm, aperture f/2.8, stationary Tripod.
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