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The Milky Way


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About this observation
Steve Barrett
Time of observation
11/06/2015 - 02:00
Milky Way
Observing location
Teide Observatory, Tenerife
20 inch scope at Teide Observatory
Nikon D7100 with 85mm lens
Stack of 10 x 120s
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Every year astrophysics students from Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Liverpool are taken on an astronomy field trip to Teide Observatory on Tenerife. The field trip gives them the experience of using a 20" telescope in a professional observatory and the opportunity to take photographs of the night sky. This image of the centre of the Milky Way was taken during the 2015 field trip.

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