Milky Way and Sunrise

I spent the night at the Columbus Astronomical Society’s observing site. I left my camera pointed at the Milky Way while I experimented with different settings on my imaging telescope. I brought home a lot of data, which I will probably be learning how to process over the next couple weeks.

These are my first attempts at capturing the Milky Way:

On the way back from the site, I saw the most beautiful sunrise.