Messier 26 - Open Cluster in Scutum
Messier 26
  • Description: Open Cluster in Scutum. The darker star colours appear to be due to this cluster being embedded in a thin dust cloud. click here for a wide-field view.
  • Camera: SBIG ST-8XE at -10C
  • Filter: SBIG standard RGB set.
  • Scope: Takahashi FSQ-106
  • Exposure: 3 x 5 minutes per colour
  • Location: Wilson Coulee Observatory, Ab.
  • Date: 21 July 2006
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