Milky Way in Lacerta to Cepheus

Date & Time: Jul 10 2015, from 24:39 to 24:50 JST(+0900)
Composed 3 shots with 5 minutes exposed
Optical: SIGMA 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM (f=35mm, F2.5)
with Astronomik CLS-CCD filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 550D (Remodeled)
Location: Koumi town, Nagano pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO800

This image shows you the autumnal Milky Way from tail of Cygnus to Cepheus. Central lefter region corresponds to the constellation of Lacerta, the Lizard. A reddish nebula on the right hand side is the North American Nebula in Cygnus, and round one in central upper is equivalent to IC1396 in Cepheus. There are many diffused and dark nebulae around this star field, you can enjoy finest stars distributed through binoculars.

Around Cassiopeia

Milky Way disappearing into dawn light

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