NGC 6866  -  Wide field

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Object identification (3.9MB)

Image with 12" Newtonian (f=1120mm)

Object data of NGC6866

Object type: Open star cluster (II2m)
Size: 7'
Magnitude: 7.6 mag
Constellation: Cyg
Distance: 3,900 Ly
Notes: NGC 6866 is an open star cluster in the constellation Cygnus, about 3,900 light years distant. This open cluster is embedded in a region with many emission nebulae.

Exposure data

Date: 2016-09-07 + 2016-09-08
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106ED (4" Apo with reducer f=385mm)
Camera: EOS6D (ISO800)
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: 150x2min
Exposure time total: 5h 00min