Contains: NGC 6712, Wild Duck cluster, M 11, NGC 6705, NGC 6704, M 26, NGC 6694, NGC 6683, The star ηSct, The star βSct, The star εSct, The star δSct, Part of the constellation Scutum (Sct)
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Wild Duck Cluster and surroundings

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6

Imaging camera: Canon EOS 1100D / Rebel T3

Mount: EQ3-2

Software: IRISDeepSkyStacker

Resolution: 4096x2748

Dates: Sept. 8, 2013

Frames: 52x25"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.73% job: 90414

RA center: 282.246 degrees

DEC center: -7.622 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.375 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.632 degrees

Field radius: 3.682 degrees

Locations: Koti, Kaarina, Other (Non US), Finland


Testing my semi automatic set on balcony. M11 happened to be on the edge of photo so I adjusted it a bit and took some more photos.

First version made with DeepSkyStacker and updated version with IRIS.



Mikko Laine

Sky plot

Sky plot


Wild Duck Cluster and surroundings, Mikko Laine