NGC 6793

Full resolution (1600x1200 px  640kB)

Object data of NGC6793

Object type: open cluster (IV2p)
Size: 6'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Vul
Distance: 3,600 Ly
Notes: NGC6793 is a young open star cluster with few members, which shows a nice contrast to the faint red-brown bakground stars of the milky way.

Exposure data

Date: 2008-08-28 + 30
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1139mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and SBIG Filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Exposure time: L 27x2m / R 6x8m / G 6x4m / B 7x4m
Exposure time total: 2h 34m
Notes: bad transparency