Milky Way Above Chiricahuas & Bifrost - 2
The summer Milky Way rises high in the sky at midnight during June and July. It passes through some of the brighter summer constellations including Scorpius, Sagittarius, Aquila, and Cygnus. In the foreground are the Chiricahua Mountains and Bifrost Observatory in southeastern Arizona.
- Object: Milky Way Above Chiricahuas & Bifrost - 2
- Date/Time: 2012 Jun 18 at 09:37 UTC
- Location: Bifrost Astronomical Observatory, Portal, AZ
- Mount: Losmandy G-11 Equatorial Mount
- Lens: Bower 8mm f/2.8 (full frame fisheye)
- Camera: Canon EOS 550D (Rebel T2i)
- Exposure: 240s, f/5.6, ISO 1600
- File Name: MilkyWay12-522w.jpg
- Processing (Adobe Camera Raw): Vignetting Correction, Noise Reduction, White Balance, Curves
- Processing (Photoshop CS5): Curves
- Original Image Size: 3454 × 5179 pixels (17.9 MP); 11.5" x 17.3" @ 300 dpi
- Rights: Copyright 2012 by Fred Espenak. All Rights Reserved. See: Image Licensing.