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Cygnus Milky Way: This image spans the complete summer constellation of Cygnus or the Swan with dense parts of our Milky Way. The bright star lower left is Deneb, the brightest star of Cygnus and left of center is the yellow Sadr. Close to Deneb lies the North America  and the Pelican Nebula and around Sadr the Butterfly Nebula, all active regions of star generation.

Object Cygnus Milky Way
Category Constellations
Designation Cygnus
Constellation Cygnus
Optics Canon EF 50mm lens f/1.8 @ f/6.3
Mount Takahashi EM-11
Camera Modified Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure 8x5min ISO 800
Calibration Darkfield
Guiding Unguided
Processing DeepSkyStacker, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location-Date Eningen, Germany - 16 Sep 2012
Remark First Light with Canon EOS 5D Mark II
 
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