Art Universe

Milky Way at moonlight

See also the 133 megapixel zoomable version.

See also the 360° panorama version.

Technical information

Date & time2019 July 6th
21:17 ~ 21:34 CAT
LocationTivoli Astro-Farm, Namibia
OpticsSamyang 24mm f1.4 ED AS UMC
CameraNikon D810A
MountSky-Watcher Star Adventurer
TripodManfrotto MT055XPRO3
Composition19 pane mosaic in cyllindrical projection:
3 rows of 6 panes spaced 60° apart azimuthally
and aimed at altitudes -20°, +20°, +60°
1 pane aimed at zenith
ExposureBottom row: 30 seconds per pane, ISO 1600, 0.5x tracking speed
Middle, top row & zenith: 1 minute per pane, ISO 800
24 mm, f/2
16 minutes total
Calibration40 bias frames
40 flat frames
ProcessingDeepSkyStacker: calibrate
Microsoft ICE: compose mosaic
Adobe Photoshop CC: ACR filter
Original resolution11520 x 11520 pixels
See zoomable version
See 360° version

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