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Old 13-11-2017, 09:25 AM
Mickoid (Michael)
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The urban sprawl

Last week I wanted to see if I could capture the Milky Way setting over Melbourne. I positioned myself on a road at Kinglake and took these two shots as a comparison of the view north and south from this location.

To the south the Milky Way, barely visible, is drowned out by Melbourne's increasing light pollution. To the north, facing darker skies, the Andromeda Galaxy reveals it's presence low on the horizon.

30secs f3.5@ 16mm. Modded Canon 550d Tokina f2.8 11-16mm lens.
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Old 13-11-2017, 09:35 AM
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Thanks Mick,
That's a nice comparison and a very decent Ha pickup esp. in the 1st image.

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Old 17-11-2017, 07:54 PM
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It would be interesting to compare with another photo taken on Earth Hour.
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Old 18-11-2017, 10:40 PM
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It would be interesting to compare with another photo taken on Earth Hour.
I'm not sure that enough people would participate in the event to show any difference. When's the next Earth Hour?
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