Please view this image at full size to see the stars properly.
Camera: Canon 350D
Lens: Sigma 8mm f4 fisheye
Settings: 27sec @f4.0 ISO1600
Canon 580EX flash fired bare by hand half a dozen times along the front of the house and up the tree during the exposure.
Processing: Lightroom 2, mostly to increase contrast, tweak exposure and reduce noise.
By the way, the bright spot in the middle there is the planet Jupiter.