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Contains:  Wild Duck cluster, M 11, NGC 6705, NGC 6683, The star λAql, The star 15Aql, The star 14Aql, The star 12Aql, The star ηSct, The star βSct, The star 5Aql, The star εSct, Part of the constellation Scutum (Sct)
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Quick view on Milky Way around M11, 


            Björn Hoffmann
Quick view on Milky Way around M11

Quick view on Milky Way around M11

Technical card

Resolution: 2000x1336

Dates:May 6, 2016

Frames: 5x60" ISO1600

Integration: 0.1 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 29.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.14%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: 5.00 job: 1696058

RA center: 18h 54' 49"

DEC center: -3° 24' 3"

Pixel scale: 18.676 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.371 degrees

Field radius: 6.238

Locations: Darkest place in Franconia, Linden, Bavaria, Germany


At the end of last night I pointed my lens right into the milky way. What I found was the cluster Messier 11! :)



Björn Hoffmann
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Quick view on Milky Way around M11, 


            Björn Hoffmann