Sagittarius Arm of the Milky Way Galaxy


Astrophotography details:

Film Hypered PJM-2 Ektapress Multispeed 640
Telescope/camera Canon AE-1 piggyback on Meade LX-200 10"
F-ratio f/1.8 - 35mm camera, 50mm lens
Exposure time 10 minutes
AutoGuider Meade Pictor 201-XT
Autoguider exposure time 1 second
guide star Uncertain
Date of Photo 2320 Local, 27 June 98
Location Newman Park near Flagstaff - 7000 Foot Elevation
Additional Image Processing Used Unsharp Mask option of Paint Shop Pro - 25 Oct 98.
This improved contrast.
Posted  26 July 98, updated 25 Oct 98

 The shadow in the lower right of the photo is the LX-200 telescope body. I just couldn't bring myself to crop this image...