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Cygnus the Swan


Posted by Dan Kearl on Thu May 20, 2021 11:00 am

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Cygnus area of the sky in wide field Astro view.
Deneb and Sadr the prominent stars. Deneb is one of the brightest far away stars we can view,, 2600 light years away.
The North America nebula is on the left side. 
The small bright nebula on the right side is the Crescent Nebula,
5000 light years away and a favorite target of people with big scopes.
Nikon D610 modified
Rokinon 135mm f2 lens.
Imaged at Prineville Reservoir Dark sky park, May 15, 2021
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by E.J. Peiker on Thu May 20, 2021 12:23 pm
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Another super cool shot.
 

by david fletcher on Thu May 20, 2021 1:01 pm
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On the money Dan. another beauty!
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by Mary Brun on Thu May 20, 2021 2:20 pm
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Stunning!
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by Ron Day on Thu May 20, 2021 4:17 pm
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Well done, Dan!!!
 

by Carol Clarke on Thu May 20, 2021 4:57 pm
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I like this one even better than the previous frame! Stunning!

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by Cynthia Crawford on Fri May 21, 2021 4:39 pm
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You're getting to be so good at this! A great shot, and I appreciate the description on all of yours-so nice to know what we're looking at.
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by John Labrenz on Tue May 25, 2021 7:20 pm
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Amazing stuff!!!
 

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