Celestial Swan Soars Over Castle Ruins in Amazing Photo

Cygnus and Deneb Over Castle Ruins in Sweden P M Heden
P-M Heden of The World at Night took this photo from Uppsala, Sweden in Sept. 2012. This deep landscape shot required only a wide aperture and filter to boost contrast.
(Image: © P-M Heden / Clearskies.se / The World at Night)

Constellation Cygnus and star Deneb beam brightly above an ancient castle ruin in this beautiful night sky photo.

Veteran astrophotographer P-M Heden of The World at Night captured this image from Uppsala, Sweden in Sept. 2012. The deep landscape shot required only a wide aperture and filter to boost contrast.

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