0-dark-thirty pays off

0330, or thereabouts, to be somewhat more specific.  The Milky Way sticks straight out of the horizon this time of year, typically right before sunrise.  With astronomical twilight kicking off around 0400, I knew I’d need to get up by ~0300 to have time to get dressed and hike out to the water.


As a first hack at stacking up 8x 25-sec exposures, this turned out pretty well. Milky Way over Los Osos, CA:

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