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NGC 6871

About this object

NGC 6871 is a small, loose,open cluster of blue/white stars to the left of the bright orange star 27 Cygni which is just right of center. This open cluster lies within the Cygnus region of the MIlky Way

Image Details

  • Optics : Stellarvue SV160R triplet refractor
  • Mount: Mountain Instruments MI-250
  • Camera: SBIG STL 11K
  • Filters: Standard SBIG color filters
  • Exposure: LRGB 200:60:60:60
  • Camera/Mount Control: Maxim DL 4.56, CCD Commander
  • Location: Stark Bayou Observatory, Ocean Springs, MS
  • Date: Jul 10
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