18th od February 2017-Cygnus constellation-author Karol Gut
18th od February 2017-Cygnus constellation-author Karol Gut

Bright, hot, supergiant star Deneb lies at left lower part of this gorgeous skyscape. Reigns over the huge amount of objects located within the constellation Cygnus. It is one of the most beautiful and richest regions of the sky, against the background of the ocean of stars of Milky Way. Beautiful photo of Karol Gut shows a widefield of entire constellation and its main objects- NGC 7000, IC 5067 Pelican and well-known Veil Nebula. The trained eye will notice also NGC 6888. Optics: Canon EF 100 mm f\/2 USM (f\/4): not modified Canon 5 d mk II, installation: EQ5.

Polish website inspired by the NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day and European Astronomy Picture of the Day services. Its main purpose is to promote native amateur astrophotography.
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