Milky Way in Hateruma Island

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Milky Way Galaxy

This is a picture of our Milky Way galaxy. I took this picture in Hateruma island located the southern-most inhabited in Japan. This island has very dark night sky. So I decited to visit there for taking picture of Milky Way in two thousand five. It takes almost seven hours to get there from my home, by the way.

Imaging information

Optics: SMC Pentax67 75mm F2.8AL,Takahashi P2 Mount

Camera: Pentax 67

Exposure: 35min, KodakE200 film(+2push)

Location: Hateruma Island in Japan, 2005

published on Tenmon-Guide magazine