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Messier 11 wide field in Scutum

Astrophotography from Ursa Major Observatory @ ROSA

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Open star cluster (I2r)
Sct
2017-07-22
ATHOS Centro Astronómico / La Palma (900m)
Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L @ f/3.5 + mechanical stopper
Astrotrac TT320X
96x2min
3h 12min
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EOS 6D (ISO 1600)
Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner, Michael Hanl) Image processing by Bernhard Hubl
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14’
5.8 mag
6 200 Ly
Messier 11 (also known as Wild Duck Cluster) is an open star cluster in the constellation Scutum. The above wide-field image shows Messier 11 embedded in the Scutum Star Cloud. Many Barnard dark nebulae are visible in this image: Barnard 103, Barnard 104, Barnard 105, Barnard 106, Barnard 107, Barnard 109, Barnard 110, Barnard 111, Barnard 113, Barnard 114, Barnard 115, Barnard 116, Barnard 117, Barnard 118, Barnard 119, Barnard 120, Barnard 121, Barnard 122, Barnard 123, Barnard 126, Barnard 127, Barnard 129, Barnard 130, Barnard 131, Barnard 132, Barnard 133, Barnard 134, Barnard 135, Barnard 136, Barnard 320. Also, several Sharpless emission nebulae can be found: Sh 2-59, Sh 2-60, Sh 2-65, Sh 2-66 and Sh 2-67. Visible star clusters are: NGC 6664, NGC 6704, NGC 6712 and Trumpler 35. And even two small planetary nebulae can be found in this wide-field image: IC 1295 and NGC 6772.