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Vermin of the Skies. Aircraft condensation trail—homeward bound from the London Olympics? Maybe not, but a blot on the sky-scape all the same.
The brightest star in the field is Merak or beta Ursa Majoris (lower of the two “pointers” of the “Plough”) visual mag. 2.35. (Left click to enlarge.)