The Milky Way is spectacular under dark skies. The background shows a volcanic cinder cone in Coconino National Forest. This 600 times real time video follows the Milky Way for six hours from when it rises until sunrise in 36 seconds.
A 4k UHD video render is on Vimeo.
Sony a6300 with Rokinon 12mm lens, exposed for 20 sec at ISO 800 f2.8. A Vixen Polarie provided a half sidereal speed horizontal pan. One image each minute for 6 hours.
Content created: 2017-05-24
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