The Milky Way Core, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn

Imaged from Lanzarote, Mars can be seen just above the horizon on the bottom left, Saturn is close to the centre of the image to the left of the Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae and Jupiter is the very bright object at the top right of the image.

Light pollution was a lot worse than I had bargained on, however due to the unpredictable weather and time constraints I did not want to change location. Hence the sky has taken quite a lot of processing to get something out that I am happy with. Although it worked in my favour for
lighting the middle foreground and the sea. I used a light pollution filter (Nisi Natural Night 150x150mm plate) on the front of the lens
which helped somewhat but doesn't do much against the white LED light that came from the towns to the left. It also left that purple colour cast to the top left, but I quite like that here. It did a decent job on the orangey light on the right which is from the next-door island of Fuerteventura.

I have used artistic license a little on Mars and the Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex by enhancing the colours somewhat.

Nikon D750, Sigma 14mm f1.8, Skywatcher Star Adventurer Tracking Mount.

Sky: 13 x 90s @ f2.8 ISO 2000

Foreground : Focus stack of 3 images, 120s, 90s and 50s @f4 ISO 400

Sky stacked in Nebulosity 4 for NR, then processed in PS & LR.
Foreground processed in PS & LR and then blended with the sky in PS.

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