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NGC 6811


Gregg Ruppel
 

Hi all:

What to image when the moon is nearly full?  An open cluster in the opposite part of the sky!  NGC 6811 is a lovely open cluster in Cygnus that contains about 70 stars.  Just to its northwest is a interesting grouping of 7-8th magnitude stars:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc6811-RGB.jpg

RGB, 3 hours total exposure from Dark Sky New Mexico

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Clear skies,

Gregg
Visit my astronomy & astrophotography site
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/


Brian Ottum
 

Well done!
Mine did not come out as well.
Brian

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Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] NGC 6811

Hi all:

What to image when the moon is nearly full? An open cluster in the opposite part of the sky! NGC 6811 is a lovely open cluster in Cygnus that contains about 70 stars. Just to its northwest is a interesting grouping of 7-8th magnitude stars:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc6811-RGB.jpg

RGB, 3 hours total exposure from Dark Sky New Mexico

--
Clear skies,

Gregg
Visit my astronomy & astrophotography site http://www.greggsastronomy.com/