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Location of Photo:

Iria, Greece

Date/Time of photo:

End of September 2019


Nikon D810A Samyang 135mm f/2 Star Adventurer Nikon MC-36a Multi Function Remote Cord, Single Exposure: 1 x 87s ISO 1600 f/2.8


Midnight had passed two hours ago and I have just finished taking multiple wide-field photographs (to stack later) of various parts of the Milky Way in my favorite dark sky place in Greece (Sep 2019). As I was ready to pack everything, I quickly used my 1x42 binoculars to scan the sky. Cygnus was full of stars, like glowing diamonds in a black dessert. I couldn't resist and I turned my camera to Deneb and Sadr and took one single photograph. Then I packed everything and I drove back to my hometown, about 30 minutes away. It was a great night, away from any kind of human-made light pollution.




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