NGC 6819 – Open Cluster in Cygnus

  • Description: - A large fairly bright open cluster on the West side of Cygnus set against the background of the Milky Way.

  • Telescope: Astro-Physics AP92 Stowaway with 92TCC, giving a focal length of 488mm f/5.3..

  • Camera: SBIG STT-8300M @ -35C Sensor Temperature

  • Exposure: 7 Red, 9 Green and 9 Blue sub exposures of 5min each for 125 minutes total through Baader RGB filters

  • Date: 2023-09-13 at 10C and 99%RH.

  • Location: Southern Alberta Star Party near Elkwater, Alberta and Cypress Hills Dark Sky Reserve under Bortle 4 skies

  • Processed in PixInsight with NoiseXT and BlurXT, then finished in Adobe Photoshop.

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