Cygnus Star Cloud

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Photographer Jim Janusz

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Settings / Equipment Piggybacked 35mm lens working @ f/2.8; 30 min exp. on hypered TechPan 35mm film; film scanned, then image processed using PhotoShop.


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Additional Information This image shows a large number of deep-sky objects in the summer Milky Way. Cygnus dominates the central portion. The North America/Pelican nebula area is the large bright area below and left of center. Just left of center is the Gamma Cygni nebula complex; the crescent-shaped wisp to the right is the Veil Nebula. Even M27 (Dumbbell Nebula) is visible.