La Llama a constellation in negative space

Andean tradition identifies constellations in the shapes of dark clouds in the Milky Way. La Llama stretches across the Milky Way from Scorpius to its bright eyes alpha and beta Centauri. I've used an animated image here to orient the features in this image. The full resolution image without annotations is linked to the animation.

Sony a6300 with Rokinon 12mm f/2 lens shot at f/2.8 for 30 sec at ISO 800 on a Vixen Polarie Tracker. Taken 2018-05-15 03:34 UT from Urubamba, Peru. Single image processed in Pixinsight and Photoshop.

Content created: 2018-06-04

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