The Milky Way from Øland, Sweden.

The centre of our own Galaxy here photographed from Øland, Sweden. The sky appears a bit bluish because it wasn’t properly dark when this photo was taken on August 20, 2014.

The centre of the Milky Way. Photgaphed using a modified Canon 1100D, Sigma 17-70mm lens, on an AstroTrac TT320X-AG

The centre of the Milky Way. Photgaphed using a modified Canon 1100D, Sigma 17-70mm lens, on an AstroTrac TT320X-AG

Noctilucent Clouds

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A still bright, but gradually darker, nordic sky showed off some beautiful blue-white tendrils on the night of July 21- 22, 2014.
Enclosed a vista of the NLC display taken at about 01.56 am local time.
Photo details: Canon EOS 650D, Sigma 15 mm fish-eye lens