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Taken 24-Aug-10
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Date modified24-Aug-10 12:13
Metchosin Sky

Metchosin Sky

The scene at the Metchosin site of the 2010 Victoria Centre RASC Star Party through a fish eye lens. Red ligts of the astronomers can be seen as well as the Milky Way and several familar constellations. The sky was truely amazing.
Date and location - 2010-08-14 at Metchosin. Vancouver Island, BC.
Conditions - clear sky with excelent seeing, no wind and 12 degC.
Tripod mounted Canon T1i with 10-20mm lens at 20mmfl plus fisheye attachment lens from coolpix 995 camera .
24 - 30 sec frames at ISO 3200 and f/5.6
Processing - stacked in Deep Sky Stacker followed by enhancement in Photoshop.