NGC 6820, NGC 6023, Sh2-86 in Vulpecula




© Velimir Popov & Emil Ivanov 2015
Size: 1800 px
NGC 6820 is a NGC 6820 is a diffuse emission nebula in a star forming region situated some 6,000 light-years away in the constellation of in Vulpecula. It surrounds the relatively young open star cluster, NGC 6823. This nebula and cluster are embedded in a large H II region, catalogued as Sh 2-86.

Image details:


Center of field RA 19:43:07 (h:m:s)
Center of field DE +23:17:43 (deg:m:s)
Size 1.86 x 1.23 (deg)
Pixel scale: 2.84 (arcsec/pixel)
Orientation: Up is 89.6 degrees E of N
Charts and image details obtained from
Optic(s): ASA 12" Astrograph @ f/3.6 (Newton)
Mount: ASA DDM85 Standard
Camera: SBIG STL 11000 M
Filters: Luminance, Red, Green, Blue, Astronomik filters
Dates/Times: 8.08.2012
Location: IRIDA Observatory, BG, longitude: E 24 44' 18", latitude: N 41 41' 42"
Exp. Details: Ha:6x10 min; R:6x10 min, G:6x10 min, B:6x10 min; Ha:6x15 . Bin 2 Total exp.time: 330min
More details: Dark and flat frames reduction
Processing: PixInsight / PS
Copyright: Velimir Popov and Emil Ivanov 2015. All Rights Reserved
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