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Contains:  IC 1396, North America nebula, NGC 7000, Pelican nebula, IC 5070, IC 5068, Veil nebula, Lace-work nebula, Filamentary nebula, NGC 6960, gamma Cyg nebula, IC 1318, The star Matar (ηPeg), The star δCyg, The star Rastaban (βDra), The star Scheat (βPeg), The star Alderamin (αCep), The star Gienah (εCyg), The star Sadr (γCyg), The star Eltanin (γDra), The star Deneb (αCyg), The star Vega (αLyr), The constellation Vulpecula (Vul), Part of the constellation Pegasus (Peg), The constellation Lyra (Lyr), The constellation Lacerta (Lac), Part of the constellation Hercules (Her), The constellation Sagitta (Sge), Part of the constellation Draco (Dra), The constellation Cygnus (Cyg), Part of the constellation Cepheus (Cep)
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Milky Way, 


            Mark Spruce
Milky Way

Milky Way

Technical card

Resolution: 1840x1228

Dates:July 30, 2016

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.61% job: 1171963

RA center: 308.948 degrees

DEC center: 43.583 degrees

Pixel scale: 154.137 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -7.128 degrees

Field radius: 47.365 degrees


This is one single frame of 30 seconds at a focal length of 24mm showing part of the Milky Way from Beddgelert in Wales. Even without a camera its visble with the naked eye. If I had done this in Wolverhampton all I would have got was a yellow picture with a few stars in it.



Mark Spruce
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Milky Way, 


            Mark Spruce