NGC 6866

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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: LBN 260, LBN 262 and LBN 272.

Exposure data

Date: 2016-09-07 + 2016-09-08
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 82x2min / R 26x2min / G 26x2min / B 26x2min
Exposure time total: 5h 20min