In this deep image of Cygnus, Deneb -- its brightest star -- lies toward upper left, while Albireo, at the head of the Swan, is at the lower right corner. The Milky Way runs down the middle. Reddish nebulosity surrounds Sadr, the star at center, while the North America Nebula lies to the left of Deneb.

To see a labelled image, push the star:

See a full resolution image (long download).