A 360∞ panorama captures the arch of the Milky Way on a June night, over Two Jack Lake, near Banff, Alberta. Mount Rundle is at centre, and Cascade Mountain behind the trees at right. Mars (brightest) and Saturn shine above Mt Rundle. Lights from campers on the lakeshore are at left while light pollution from Banff and Calgary light the scattered clouds. <br />
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The Milky Way stretches from Perseus at far left in the northeast to Sagittarius at centre in the south. The northern sky at far left and right is blue with lingering summer twilight that lights the northern sky all night near summer solstice. <br />
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This is a stitch of 28 segments in 4 tiers of 7 segments each with the iPano motorized panning unit. Each was 20 seconds at f/2.8 with the Sigma 24mm lens and Nikon D750 at ISO 5000. The scene can be cropped off at right to frame just the lake and Milky Way.


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Image ID: 0273474-VW-ADY

The Milky Way over Two Jack Lake

A 360∞ panorama captures the arch of the Milky Way on a June night, over Two Jack Lake, near Banff, Alberta. Mount Rundle is at centre, and Cascade Mountain behind the trees at right. Mars (brightest) and Saturn shine above Mt Rundle. Lights from campers on the lakeshore are at left while light pollution from Banff and Calgary light the scattered clouds.

The Milky Way stretches from Perseus at far left in the northeast to Sagittarius at centre in the south. The northern sky at far left and right is blue with lingering summer twilight that lights the northern sky all night near summer solstice.

This is a stitch of 28 segments in 4 tiers of 7 segments each with the iPano motorized panning unit. Each was 20 seconds at f/2.8 with the Sigma 24mm lens and Nikon D750 at ISO 5000. The scene can be cropped off at right to frame just the lake and Milky Way.
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / VWPics / Alan Dyer

Image dimensions: 3534x1753