NGC 7044

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Object data of NGC7044

Object type: open cluster (II2r)
Size: 6'
Magnitude: 12 mag (brightest star: 15mag)
Constellation: Cyg
Distance: 10,000 Ly
Notes: NGC7044 is a rich open star cluster, which is situated in the neighbourhood of the famous North America Nebula NGC7000. Very faint emission nebulae are visible in the background.

Exposure data

Date: 2008-08-30
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 33x2m / R 7x8m / G 7x4m / B 8x4m
Exposure time total: 3h 02m