The Swan in the summer sky

ASI2600MC, Nikkor 24mm@f/5.6, RGB 24x180s (72min)

The constellation Cygnus is a treasure chest for any astrophotographer. Many interesting targets on this page were found in this region.

This image was created using a pretty aged photolens, a Nikon Nikkor 24mm 2.8 AI-s and the one shot color camera ASI2600MC Pro.

The bright star beneath the prominent milkyway is Vega, the main star of constellation Lyra. The annotated image shows how many targets may be found here: