Milky Way in Auriga


Date:            February 1999

Location:      Tucson Arizona - Empire Ranch Observing Site       

Equipment:   Canon F-1, 50mm f1.4 lens set to f2.8, Equatorial Camera Platform manually guided using an Orion Short Tube 80.

Conditions:    Outstanding - dark and clear.

Film:              Kodak Ektapress PJ400

Exposure:      10 minutes

Comments:    Lots of color in Auriga.  You can also see the open clusters M36, M37, M38 and M35 in Gemini.