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Contains:  M 39, NGC 7092
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The Open Cluster M39 and Friends, 



    
        

            Gabe Shaughnessy
The Open Cluster M39 and Friends
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The Open Cluster M39 and Friends

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TMB Optical TMB130SS

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY16200A Mono

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP1100GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TMB Optical TMB130SS

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar

Focal reducers: Stellarvue SFFR.72-130-25-48

Software: Starkeeper.it Voyager Voyager  ·  Astro-Physics Command Center (APCC) Pro Software  ·  PHD2  ·  PixInsight

Filters: LRGB

Accessory: Alnitak Astro Flip-Flat  ·  DewBuster Dew Controller  ·  Starlight Instruments Focuser Boss 2 HSM


Dates:July 7, 2019

Frames:LRGB: 15x180" bin 1x1

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 28.32%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2786195

RA center: 21h 31' 46"

DEC center: +48° 25' 48"

Pixel scale: 1.836 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.003 degrees

Field radius: 1.476 degrees


Resolution: 4520x3616

Data source: Backyard

Description

Messier 39 is an open cluster in the constellation Cygnus and lies some 1000 light years away. It has a total brightness of around magnitude 5.5 and it's angular size is about as large as the full moon. Also visible in this image and highlighted in the annotated version are the surrounding dark nebulae and a small planetary nebula to the upper left - Miknowski 1-79, which is 30 arcseconds across and 8650 light years away.

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Gabe Shaughnessy
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The Open Cluster M39 and Friends, 



    
        

            Gabe Shaughnessy