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John Stevens
Mauna Kea Hawaii Lat 19 deg 49' 31" N Lon 155 deg 28" 08" West
03:29 am

Equipment Details:

Canon t6s with Sigma 18-35 F1.8 Shot at 15 seconds Iso3200 on tripod (of course)

Post-processing Details:

Cropped to remove lens hood shadows and Reduced the size from the raw file

Image Details:

This was shot in the early hours of the AM about 3:30 Cold and windy near the summit. I live in Cincinnati Ohio and after 70 years had not seen the Milky Way. So my wife and I traveled to the island of Hawaii to see this at the top of the mountain which has no light polution. My interest has been growing since I started receiving your E-mails. As best I can tell it was shot almost due south and I may have picked up Saturn (see approx. middle of Photo) The angle of my camera was abour 40 deg off of the horizontal.