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Cygnus and Lyra (50mm 5DII) Sept 29, 2013.jpg
Cygnus and Lyra, in a stack of 5 x 4 minute exposures with the Canon 5D MkII at ISO 800 and 50mm Sigma lens at f/3.2. Plus two exposures taken thru the Kenko Softon filter for the star glows. Takes in the North America Nebula at top left and Gamma Cygni nebulosity left of centre. The Cygnus Starcloud is at centre. The Veil Nebula is at lower left. Deneb is at upper left, Vega at upper right. The Kepler field is at top, the area surveyed by the NASA Kepler exoplanet search satellite. Taken from home Sept, 29, 2013.