Imaggeo On Monday: Cassiopeia with Milky Way

Imaggeo On Monday: Cassiopeia with Milky Way

Cassiopeia with Milky Way in the background on September 9th, 2020. The image was taken in north-eastern state of Germany (Mecklenburg – Lower Pomerania) near the Town of Jarmen. The region has little light pollution and the evening had a clear sky (sky quality measure was 21.15).

The image was taken at about 22:00 hrs local time. An EOS 1100D with a 50/1.6 lens was used. The exposure time was 10 minutes on an astronomical mount (Skywatcher).


Description by Michael Danielides, after the description on


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