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Taken 10-Jan-10
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Category:Scenic
Subcategory:Night Sky
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Cygnus, M39, Open Cluster
Photo Info

Dimensions3600 x 2400
Original file size8.5 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceUncalibrated
Date taken10-Jan-10 16:28
Date modified24-Oct-10 16:29
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera model40D Modified
ISO speedISO 1600
Messier 39 Open Cluster in Cygnus

Messier 39 Open Cluster in Cygnus

About this Object:
Open Cluster M39 (also known as Messier Object 39, Messier 39, M39, or NGC 7092) is an open cluster in the Cygnus Constellation. It was discovered by Charles Messier in 1764. M39 is located at a distance of about 800 light years away from Earth. Its age is estimated to be from 200 to 300 million years.

About this Photo:

Date(s):
January 10, 2010
Location:
From my driveway in Georgetown, Texas
Telescope:
Celestron C9.25 @ F10
Mount:
HEQ-5
Guiding:
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider / Orion ST80
Camera:
Canon 40D Modified
Exposure:
1 x 180 Sec @ ISO1600
Acquisition:
ImagesPlus 3.75 Camera Control
Processing:
ImagesPlus 3.75 – Darks,Flats,Bias
Post-processing:
Adobe Photoshop CS3; Gradient Exterminator; Noise Ninja; Noel Carboni's Tools; Star Spikes Pro
Temperature(s):
22º F