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

Image of the day 09/02/2015

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    Open Cluster NGC 6910 embedded in nebula region, 



    
        

            Herbert_W
    Open Cluster NGC 6910 embedded in nebula region
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    Open Cluster NGC 6910 embedded in nebula region

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses:LACERTA Newton ohne Namen 10"

    Imaging cameras:Moravian Instruments G2-8300 FW

    Mounts:Gemini G53F

    Software:PixInsight


    Dates:Aug. 24, 2015

    Frames: 18x600" bin 0x0

    Integration: 3.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 9.02 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 67.08%


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 758756

    RA center: 20h 23' 53"

    DEC center: +40° 34' 12"

    Pixel scale: 1.681 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 178.530 degrees

    Field radius: 0.648 degrees


    Resolution: 2216x1674

    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