The Tail of Cygnus

The summer Milky Way runs through the contellation of Cygnus. It is therefore rich in nebulae and star clusters. The bright star at the left is Deneb. The second brightest star, to the right, is Sadar.
Lens: SMC-Takumar 120mm f/2.8
Camera: Canon 650D (Hap Griffin modified); raw capture; ISO=1600; piggy-backed on scope and mount
Mount:: Losmandy G-11
Exposures: 33 @ 3 min.
Note: Images were focused using the camera's live view. Sub-frames were aligned and combined in ImagesPlus and adjusted in Photoshop CS2.
Taken on 7/12-13/13 from my backyard observatory in southeastern Minnesota.
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