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James Figge
Vicuña, Chile, and Delmar, NY, US
08:26 pm

Equipment Details:

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics robotic telescope in Vicuña, Chile. 60 second exposure. No filters used. The field of view is 10 degrees. High resolution image. Telescope controlled over the WWW from Delmar, NY.

Post-processing Details:

FITS image format processed using JS9/4L software.

Image Details:

High resolution image of a segment of the Milky Way near the Sagittarius and Scorpius constellations. The approximate location of the galactic center is within the green circle in the upper left. For orientation, the red star Antares in Scorpius is to the right (west) of this image. The “teapot” asterism in Sagittarius is just to the left (east) of this image.