The Colours of our galaxy, Exmoor, 2020

'The Colours of our galaxy' - 27 13s untracked high ISO (ISO 12800) photographs. Taken under the truly dark skies of Exmoor at an early September night, almost dusk. Stock un-modified Nikon D750 & a 14-24mm Nikkor wide lens wide open at f/2.8

Tech Card

Date / Location

16th September 2020, Brayford, North Devon near Exmoor, GMT+0, United Kingdom, TEMP: 16C, Bortle Class 3 ~SGM: 21.73 mag./arc sec2


Camera: Nikon D750

Lens: AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

Image Quality

14 bit RAW (NEF)

Exposure time per image / number of composities and sensitivity

17 x 13s ISO 12800 f/2.8 14mm


PixInsight 1.8.5 Core