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By Odd Høydalsvik, Bergen, Norway

Milky Way - Cygnys

The picture shows the central parts of the constellation Cygnus, with the brightest star Deneb and the North America Nebula in the upper left quadrant.
It is taken from Mjølfjell, Norway, 23-09-2008 at 21:44 - 22:03 UT+2.


Camera: Canon EOS 40D, Hutech modified Type Ib
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f 1:1,4 USM
Exposure: 5 x 3min, f4, 800 ISO
Stacked with DSS using flats, darks and bias frames. Final processing in Photoshop CS3.

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