1369 is an open star cluster in the constellation of Cygnus. It
lies 6.700 light years away and contains approximately 40 stars.
The dark nebula to the right is Barnard 361.
7000, the North America Nebula, lies very near this cluster.
152mm APM refractor
Canon 650D; raw capture; ISO 3200
iOptron CEM 60
SSAG Pro on 300mm Vivitar lens
15 @ 5 min.
Images were focused
using the camera's live view and a Bahtinov mask. They were converted
in Camera Rawl and were aligned and combined in ImagesPlus. The
final image was adjusted in Photoshop. Topaz
Detail and DeNoise were applied.
Taken from my backyard
observatory in southeastern Minnesota on July 7-8, 2017.