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NGC 6871 in Cygnus - wide field

Astrophotography from GeMini west Observatory

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open star clusters / emission nebula / dark nebula
Cygnus
2016-07-01 + 02
Verclause, southeastern France
Canon EF 70-200 @ 130 mm f/4.5, Canon EOS 1000d
ASA DDM 60pro
80x3 min, ISO 800
240 min
There are two nebula in this image which are associated with a Wolf - Rayet star: NGC 6888, well known as the “Crescent nebula” and WR 134.
+5.2 mag for NGC 6871
field of view 9.6° x 6.5°