615 second exposure.
Modified Canon Digital Rebel DSLR camera. 18mm - 55mm Canon lens at f/5.6.

Scutum is a small constellation between Sagittarius, Serpens Cauda, and Aquila. Although the individual stars that make up the constellation are relatively faint, the Milky Way is very rich in this location and the constellation is home to many interesting objects. One of the best is M11.