Object Information

Subject: The Summer Milky Way from Cape Cod
Notes: The blotchy green is airglow in the upper atmosphere and the small yellowish glow on the horizon are the lights of Nantucket Island, 27 miles away.

Exposure data

Exposure: 60 seconds @ ISO1600
Processing: Adobe Photoshop CS3
Camera: Canon 5D
Lens: Canon EF 15mm f/2.8 fisheye
Mount: Manfrotto Tripod
Location: Red River Beach - Harwich Port, Massachusetts
Date: July 12, 2012
Notes: Image was published in the Gallery section of the October 2012 issue of Sky & Telescope magazine

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