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NGC 6820; NGC 6823

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NGC 6820

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Object(s): NGC 6820; NGC 6823; emission nebula, open cluster
Telescope: Meade 12" LX200GPS f/3.7
Camera: Meade DSI Pro II w/ proprietary cooler
Mount: Meade Superwedge, permanent pier
Filters: Orion H-a 7nm narrowband
Focus: GoldFocus Mask and Analysis Software v2.1
Autoguide: GoldGuide v2.0 w/ Orion 102mm Mak-Cass f/12.0, Orion StarShoot DSI II
Exposure: 80 x 3 min.; total 4 hours
Process: proprietary software, AIP4Win v2.3, Photoshop CS4
FOV: 17' x 14' (approx.); 0.7 arcsec/pixel
Date(s): 10 & 21 Jul 2010
Credit: Copyright © 2010 Jeff Winter, click for Inquiries