M 29

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Object identification (2.2MB)

DSLR widefield image

Object data of M29

Object type: Open star cluster (III 3 p n)
Size: 7.0'
Magnitude: 6.6 mag
Constellation: Cyg
Distance: 4,000 Ly
Notes: Messier 29 or M29 is a quite small, bright open cluster of stars just south of the bright star Gamma Cygni.

Exposure data

Date: 2021-10-01 until 2021-10-10 (5 nights)
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1120mm)
Camera: QSI 660wsg-8 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: L 34x8min / RGB 11x8min each
Exposure time total: 8h 56min