Milky Way over Wellington Lake, Jefferson County, Colorado

Storm clouds give way to reveal the Milky Way reflecting on Wellington Lake, Jefferson County, Colorado. This is mosaic of 27 images spanning 180 degrees.

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Milky Way over Wellington Lake, Jefferson County, Colorado

Technical details:

Canon 5D Mark III with a Canon 16-35 2.8II at f/2.8 & 16mm . Twenty seven 30 second exposures at ISO 3200.

RAW files converted to tiffs with IrfanView (to avoid magenta casting in the shadows) then stitched into a mosaic in Photoshop CS6.