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MilkyWay-GC-082608-5min

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3x5 minute exposure (35mm film) of the galactic center region of the Milky Way. This is my most successful attempt at wide angle astrophotography so far. Stacked in Registax4, dynamic background extraction, curves and histogram done in PixInsight LE 1.0. Finishing touches done in Photoshop. Telescope: - Camera: Fujica ST701. Used FujiColor Superia 800 ISO 35mm film. Lens used was 28mm 1:2.5 wide angle. Atop Orion EQ1 motorized mount.