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Contains:  NGC 6910, gamma Cyg nebula, IC 1318, The star Sadr (γCyg)

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    Open Cluster NGC 6910 embedded in nebula region, 





    
        

            Herbert_W
    Open Cluster NGC 6910 embedded in nebula region

    Open Cluster NGC 6910 embedded in nebula region

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:LACERTA Newton ohne Namen 10"

    Imaging camera:Moravian Instruments G2-8300 FW

    Mount:Gemini G53F

    Software:PixInsight

    Resolution: 2216x1674

    Dates:Aug. 24, 2015

    Frames: 18x600"

    Integration: 3.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 9.02 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 67.08%

    Astrometry.net job: 758756

    RA center: 305.973 degrees

    DEC center: 40.570 degrees

    Pixel scale: 1.681 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 178.530 degrees

    Field radius: 0.648 degrees

    Locations: Sternwarte Kremstal, Inzersdorf im Kremstal, Oberösterreich, Austria

    Description

    At a distance of 3700 light-years, the open cluster NGC 6910 is located in an extented nebula region in the constellation Cygnus and not far off the galactic plane. This explains the yellow color of the stars in contrast to the blue foreground stars in the vicinity of NGC 6910.

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    Open Cluster NGC 6910 embedded in nebula region, 





    
        

            Herbert_W