This pic takes in 25 degrees of sky. Alpha Centauri (the very bright white star) is at the very edge at the right of the picture.
The Norma star cloud is in the centre and Scorpio is out of shot to the left of frame.
North is up.
Subject: Milky Way - Norma Star Cloud
Lens: Canon 50mm EF II f1.8 @f6.3
Camera: Canon 350D unmod
Mount: Meade LXD-75 autoguided
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