Canon 5D Mark II at ISO 2000
Zeiss Planar 50mm f/1.4 lens set to f/3.2
AstroTrac TT320X-AG mount on Bogen tripod
This is a single 2 min exposure. Later, I will stack about 20 exposures to produce a cleaner result.
Flickr Explore 139...woot!
After hiding out during the winter months, the summer Milky Way rises during the early morning hours. This area is near the center of our own Milky Way Galaxy. The yellowish stuff is stars and stardust combined. Dark nebula can be seen interrupting the stardust regions.