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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, Part of the constellation Scutum (Sct)
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Messier 11 Neighborhood, 


            Björn Hoffmann
Messier 11 Neighborhood

Messier 11 Neighborhood

Technical card

Resolution: 2000x1336

Dates:May 26, 2017

Frames: 35x30" ISO1600

Integration: 0.3 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 0.79 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.71%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00 job: 1860802

RA center: 283.786 degrees

DEC center: -4.853 degrees

Pixel scale: 14.465 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 356.853 degrees

Field radius: 4.831 degrees

Locations: Northern Black Forest, Bad Wildbad, Baden-Württemberg, Germany


I found this dataset from summer, which I forgot to process until today. Quick view onto M11 and its surroundings.



Björn Hoffmann
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons


  • Messier 11 Neighborhood, 


            Björn Hoffmann
  • Final
    Messier 11 Neighborhood, 


            Björn Hoffmann


removed the massive purple color tone.

Sky plot

Sky plot


Messier 11 Neighborhood, 


            Björn Hoffmann