Stock 1

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Object data of Stock1

Object type: open star cluster (III2m)
Size: 60'
Magnitude: 5.3 mag
Constellation: Vul
Distance: 1,000 Ly
Notes: Stock 1 is a loose open star cluster in a star rich region of the Milky Way. The dark nebula near the top border of the above image is LDN 792.

Exposure data

Date: 2011-08-17 + 18
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: TeleVue NP101 (4" Apo f=540mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and Baader Filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Exposure time: L 34x2m / R 9x5m / G 9x5m / B 9x5m
Exposure time total: 3h 23m