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Contains:  NGC 6871, The star 27Cyg
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NGC 6871 & the dark towers, 


            Rafael Schmall
NGC 6871 & the dark towers

Technical card

Resolution: 2048x1285

Dates:May 20, 2017

Astronomik IR/UV cut filter Astronomik: 115x300" ISO800
Astronomik Ha clip-on filter 12nm Astronomik: 25x600" ISO800

Integration: 13.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.68% job: 1703802

RA center: 301.722 degrees

DEC center: 35.521 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.576 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 307.051 degrees

Field radius: 0.865 degrees


NGC 6871 is a small, young open cluster in the constellation of Cygnus. The cluster has less than 50 members, most of which are blue and white stars. It is located 5135 light-years from Earth.



Rafael Schmall
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NGC 6871 & the dark towers, 


            Rafael Schmall