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NGC 6871 in Cygnus

Astrophotography from GeMini west Observatory

Object data NGC 6871
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open star cluster (IV3p)
Cygnus
2016-07-01 + 02
Verclause, southeastern France
ESPRIT 80/400 APO + Moravian G2-8300, Baader LRGB
ASA DDM 60pro
Luminance 15x5 min, RGB 25x5 min each
07 h 30 min
NGC 6871 is embedded in a huge HII-region. There are several open star clusters visible in this image. WR 134 is a nebula that is associated with the Wolf-Rayet star HD 191765 (V1769 Cyg).
20’
+ 5.2 mag (v)
5 000 light years