Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 6871  ·  The star 27Cyg
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NGC 6871 in Cygnus, 


            Francois Theriault
NGC 6871 in Cygnus
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NGC 6871 in Cygnus

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Televue Genesis SDF

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MC-Pro ZWO ASI 1600 MM- Pro

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro GPCAM2 AR0130 Mono Guide

Software: Adobe Photoshop 5 CS  ·  PictureCode PhotoNinja 1.2.6

Filters: Blue  ·  Red  ·  Ha  ·  Green  ·  UV/IR Lum

Accessory: Zwo 7 position 36mm filter wheel

Dates:Sept. 9, 2018

Blue: 40x60" (gain: 139.00) bin 1x1
Green: 40x60" (gain: 139.00) bin 1x1
Ha: 15x300" (gain: 139.00) bin 1x1
Red: 40x60" (gain: 139.00) bin 1x1
UV/IR Lum: 40x60" (gain: 139.00) bin 1x1

Integration: 3.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.08%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2244000

RA center: 20h 6' 12"

DEC center: +35° 45' 21"

Pixel scale: 1.563 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 354.607 degrees

Field radius: 1.192 degrees

Resolution: 4252x3476

Locations: Genesis Observatory, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

Data source: Backyard


A nice open cluster in Cygnus. I did a bit of ad-libbing and added Ha to both the Luminance layer and the red layer.
Toned down the red a bit in the version 2.



Francois Theriault
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  • NGC 6871 in Cygnus, 


            Francois Theriault
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    NGC 6871 in Cygnus, 


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NGC 6871 in Cygnus, 


            Francois Theriault