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Contains:  NGC 6885, NGC 6882, The star 20Vul, The star 19Vul, The star 18Vul
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Open Cluster NGC6885-6882, 


Open Cluster NGC6885-6882

Open Cluster NGC6885-6882

Technical card

Resolution: 7792x5224

Dates:Sept. 23, 2017

Frames: 50x180"

Integration: 2.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.22% job: 1795269

RA center: 303.000 degrees

DEC center: 26.482 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.518 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.532 degrees

Field radius: 0.675 degrees

Locations: El Estepar, Alcoy, Alicante, Spain


NGC6885 is a beautiful group of stars in Vulpecula. The image is dominated for the coloured stars Vul 18, Vul 19 y Vul 20. There is a difficult controversy about the veracity of the Herschel original descriptions of NGC6885 (diameter 20') and NGC6882 (diameter 8'). I only can localize a cluster in the center of the image, with a diameter of 22' around the blue star 20 Vul. The FWHM was good, but I've pre-processed the shoots with drizzle and the comparison of the results is favorable to the technique. I've taken the shoots in two nights: 09/23/2017 (30 X 120") and 24/09/2017 (30 X 180").



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Open Cluster NGC6885-6882,