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Image submitted by Peter Rusling

Image of the heart of the Milky Way taken at Durlston on 12th August. Camera is modified Canon 550d on a SkyTracker mount using a 40mm fixed focus lens at f3.2. Exposures were seventeen 1-minute light frames with seven 1-minute dark frames taken before it got dark (should have taken more...), and 37 flats.

Saturn is at the 2 o'clock position.

Images processed in DSS and StarTools followed by Photoshop (curves function)