NGC 6883 - Open Cluster in Cygnus

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NGC 6883 is a large open cluster in the constellation of Cygnus. It spans 35 x 35 arcminutes and its stars are difficult to distinguish from the star-rich background as is located near the galactic plane. It is associated with the emission nebula LBN 182.

Telescope: 10 in. TPO R-C scope @ f/5.6 (using Astro-Physics telecompressor)
Mount: iOptron CEM60
Camera: Modified Canon 650D; raw capture; ISO 800
Exposures: 18 @ 5 min.
Processing: Images were focused usin the camera's live view. The subframes were converted, aligned, and combined in ImagesPlus. The final image was adjusted in Photoshop.
Topaz DeNoise was applied.
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