cygnus

The constellation of Cygnus overlapping the milky way in the background.

This is approx 1/2 hours worth of exposure with the little 18-55mm lens.

copido, Sam Scoggins, and bexilford faved this
  • Skink74 8y

    Impressive!
  • Mark Kilner 8y

    Superb stuff! That kit lens is a b***er to focus on stars, especially at the wide end of the zoom.
  • Pete Jordan 8y

    Excellent stuff again Ro. It's a lovely change from the 'usual' photographs.
  • Christopher Stumm 8y

    Hello, this is the blind astrometry solver. Your results are:
    (RA, Dec) center:(306.221, 35.827) degrees

    (RA, Dec) center (H:M:S, D:M:S):(20:24:53.040, +35:49:37.200)
    Orientation:-84.00 deg E of N

    Pixel scale:293.53 arcsec/pixel

    Parity:Reverse ("Left-handed")
    Field size :40.77 x 26.91 degrees

    Your field contains:
    Part of the constellation Cygnus (Cyg)
    The constellation Sagitta (Sge)
    The constellation Vulpecula (Vul)
    NGC 6820
    IC 1311
    IC 1318 / gamma Cyg nebula
    NGC 6960 / Filamentary nebula / Lace-work nebula / Veil nebula
    IC 5068
    IC 5070 / Pelican nebula
    NGC 6992 / Network nebula / Veil nebula
    NGC 7000 / North America nebula
    The star Deneb (αCyg)
    The star Sadr (γCyg)
    The star Gienah (εCyg)
    The star δCyg
    The star Albireo (β1Cyg)
    The star ζCyg
    The star γSge
    The star κCyg
    The star ι2Cyg
    The star 31Cyg

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  • copido 8y

    Cool!!!
    I love widefields astroimages!
    Film or Digital camera?
  • Sam Scoggins 8y

    a bit good
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Taken on November 5, 2007
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