NGC 6819 - Open Cluster in Cygnus

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NGC 6819 is a lovely open star cluster in the constellation of Cygnus, the swan. It is relatively faint (visual magnitude of 7.3) and was first discovered by Caroline Herschel in 1784.

Telescope: 152mm TMB/LZOS refractor
Mount: iOptron CEM60; guided by Orion SSAG Pro on 300mm Komura lens
Camera: Modified Canon 650D; raw capture; ISO 800
Exposures: 18 @ 5 min.
Processing: Images were focused using a Bahtinov mask and the camera's live view. The subframes were aligned and combined in ImagesPlus. The composite image was adjusted in Photoshop.
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Taken from my backyard observatory in southeastern Minnesota on 5/416.

   
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