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Contains:  NGC 6871, The star 27Cyg
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NGC 6871, 


            Ron Bokleman
NGC 6871

NGC 6871

Technical card

Resolution: 5184x3240

Dates:Sept. 15, 2015Sept. 16, 2015

Frames: 22x300" ISO400

Integration: 1.8 hours

Darks: ~5

Avg. Moon age: 2.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.72%

Mean FWHM: 3.20

Temperature: 20.00 job: 776499

RA center: 301.487 degrees

DEC center: 35.776 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.128 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -81.938 degrees

Field radius: 0.958 degrees


NGC 6871 is an open star cluster in Cygnus dominated by a pair of double star systems. The cluster spans 20 arc-minutes in diameter and lies ~5,135 light-years away.



Ron Bokleman
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NGC 6871, 


            Ron Bokleman

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