Messier 11 Wild Duck Cluster

Messier 11 Wild Duck Cluster

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Object: Messier 11 Wild Duck Cluster (NGC 6705) - Constellation Scutum

Distance: 6,200 light years

Date(s) Taken: July 2nd through July 15th, 2010

Telescope: Takahashi 102S and Field Flattener

Camera: ST 2000 XM, Operating at -25 deg C sensor temperature, Water Cooling

Exposures: 13.5 hours total duration

20 Luminance- 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

20 Red - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

21 Green - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

20 Blue - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

Image Utilization - 54%

 

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