Celestial hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scutum (Sct)  ·  Contains:  12 Aql  ·  14 Aql  ·  15 Aql  ·  Amas de l'Ecu de Sobieski  ·  M 11  ·  NGC 6705  ·  Part of the constellation Scutum (Sct)  ·  The star g Aql  ·  The star h Aql  ·  The star i Aql  ·  The star α Sct  ·  The star β Sct  ·  The star δ Sct  ·  The star ε Sct  ·  The star η Sct  ·  Wild Duck Cluster
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M11 Widefield - The Scutum Star Cloud, 



    
        

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M11 Widefield - The Scutum Star Cloud

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Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 12, 2022
Frames:
82×60(1h 22′)
Integration:
1h 22′
Avg. Moon age:
16.99 days
Avg. Moon phase:
94.52%

RA center: 18h50m30s.7

DEC center: -06°1706

Pixel scale: 6.295 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.001 degrees

Field radius: 4.855 degrees

Resolution: 3376x4408

File size: 25.6 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

82min integral RGB exposure for the Scutum Star field and M11 cluster in the middle of it - captured remotely using Telescope #4 (Nikkor 200mm f/2, FLI Microline 16200) system of ChileScope observatory, also known as VST - a Very Small Telescope)), over 5 separate observational session carried out on Aug 28, 29, 30, 2022 and Sep 1, 12, 2022.

Custom color calibration applied. Many globular clusters and dark nebulae in the field.


The narrower FOV to the surroundings of M11 obtained with ChileScope T5 instrument is also available under [1]:

[1] https://www.astrobin.com/8q6qui/

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