Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scutum (Sct)  ·  Contains:  M 11  ·  NGC 6705  ·  Wild Duck cluster
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M11 - The 'Wild Duck' cluster, 



    
        

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M11 - The 'Wild Duck' cluster
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M11 - The 'Wild Duck' cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Artisanal T150/750 in Vixen casing and slide focuser

Imaging cameras: Nikon D70s

Mounts: Vixen New Polaris

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Nikon Nikkor 70/210 f/4.5-5.6

Guiding cameras: Philips SPC900NC LX

Focal reducers: Lichtenknecker Coma Corrector

Software: photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker

Filters: Baader Planetarium SkyGlow


Dates:Aug. 13, 2012

Frames: 60x120" (2h)

Integration: 2h

Avg. Moon age: 25.48 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.43%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 100351

RA center: 18h 51' 26"

DEC center: -6° 15' 0"

Pixel scale: 2.978 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.369 degrees

Field radius: 0.981 degrees


Resolution: 620x395

Description

Imaged low on the horizon from heavily polluted skies.

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M11 - The 'Wild Duck' cluster, 



    
        

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