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Mauna Kea Hawaii Lat 19 deg 49' 31" N Lon 155 deg 28" 08" West
Canon t6s with Sigma 18-35 F1.8 Shot at 15 seconds Iso3200 on tripod (of course)
Cropped to remove lens hood shadows and Reduced the size from the raw file
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.