M39 – Open Cluster in Cygnus

  • Description: - A bright Open Cluster in Cygnus, scattered bright stars in a busy Milky Way background just North of Deneb and the North American Nebula

  • Telescope: Astro-Physics AP92Stowaway refractor w 92FF giving 644mm focal length at f/7.

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

  • Exposure: 10 Red, 9 Green and 10 Blue sub exposures of 7.5min each for 218 minutes total through Baader RGB filters

  • Date: 2023-09-15 at 12C and 55%RH.

  • Location: RASC Calgary's Wilson Coulee Obaervatory field, Alberta under Bortle 5 skies

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

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