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Photographer:

malcol@hotmail.com

Email:

malcol@hotmail.com

Location of Photo:

North Shore of Lake Ontario, near Kingston Ontario Canada

Date/Time of photo:

March 29th, 5:00am EDT

Equipment:

I Shot with a Nikon D800, 24-70 f/2.8 lens, 30 sec exp @ 24mm and f/3.5, the brightest stars are enhanced by the use of a softening filter.

Description:

In this early spring nightscape image, the northern hemisphere's "Summer" Milky Way rises just before dawn over a lake still frozen after a long winter, the constellations of Sagittarius and Scorpius shining brightly on the horizon. This image also is showing Nova Sagittarii 2015 No. 2 (cross hairs), and was taken on March 29th at 5:00am EDT. (Nova was discovered on March 15th.) Location: North shore of Lake Ontario near Kingston. Malcolm Park

Website:

www.photopark.ca

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