Which part of the milky way does the image show?

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    As a general question and more in specific regarding the image above: Which part of the milky way, planets, stars, clusters are included in the image?



    How can I know which entities are included in different pictures?


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    I didn't even try astometry.net since some times it returns nothing back. I guess I got lazy, anyhow I appreciate the effort I' ll come back tommorow.

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