How To Take Photos of the Milky Way

The Milky Way is most prominent in the sky during months of March to May each year, visible to the unaided eye in the southeastern horizon at around 2 to 3 am. The maps below show how the Milky Way would look like in the Philippine sky at various times of the year. 

January, February | Southeast, 5 am
March, April, May | South, 2 am
June, July, August, September | South, 12 mn
October, November | Southwest, 7 pm

To learn how to capture the Milky Way, click here.

Night Sky in Focus | Astronomy and Amateur Radio
© Anthony Urbano | Manila, Philippines

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