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Franz Xaver Kohlhauf

Location of Photo:

Wackersberg, Southern Bavaria, Germany

Date/Time of photo:

August 9, 2008 21:57 UT


Canon EOS 400D set at 800 ISO with Sigma 18-125mm lens. Manually guided exposure for 127 sec. Photoflash was used to illuminate the foreground.


With this photograph I wanted to express what makes many of us stargazers tick. A clear night, away from the lights of civilisation, a telescope and our home-galaxy spread out over almost the entire sky. Can we ask for more?


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