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Centaurus & Lupus (50mm 5DII).jpg
The constellation of Centaurus and its dark lanes in the southern Milky Way, plus Alpha and Beta Centauri at right, and Omega Centauri at upper right. The Norma Starcloud, and nebulosity on Ara are at left, plus tail of Scorpius at extreme left. This is a stack of 4 x 6 minute exposures at f/4 with the Sigma 50mm lens and Canon 5D MkII at ISO 800, plus 2 x 6 minutes with Kenko Softon filter for star glows. Taken from Atacama Lodge near San Pedro de Atacama in Chile, May, 2011.