Southern Cross surrounds

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David Trotter

Sydney, Australia

Canon 30D with a CLS filter and an EF 55mm lens at F6.3, mounted on a SWED100 refractor and mount

A Widefield image of the Southern cross along with its near neighbours including the Eta Carina Nebula, southern Pleiades and gem clusters as well as the Coal Sack, a dark nebula. This was my first attempt at widefield and the subject has so many elements it couldnt not be attempted