Location of Photo:
Santa Barbara CA
Date/Time of photo:
Celestron C102 refractor (500mm f/5), CG5 mount, Canon XTI (unmodified), TC80N3 sequence timer, broadband light pollution filter.
115 exposures taken over 3 nights. Each exposure 2 minutes at ISO 1600. Dark frame subtracted and adaptive-stacked in Nebulosity from Stark Labs. Final processing in Photoshop CS. A larger version of this image, and the unprocessed raw stack of 115 frames, is available at http://www.cheapskate-astro.net