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Observation by Alan Thomas: M39 open cluster in Cygnus

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Alan Thomas

Observer

Alan Thomas

Observed

2021 Sep 07 - 20:53

Uploaded

2021 Sep 16 - 16:17

Objects

M39

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Constellation

Cygnus

Field centre

RA: 21h32m
Dec: +48°22'
Position angle: -61°37'

Field size

0°32' × 0°31'

Equipment
  • Unistellar eQuinox 112mm reflector
Exposure

2min

Location

Norbreck Observatory, Warrington, Cheshire, UK

Target name

M39 open cluster in Cygnus

Title

M39 open cluster in Cygnus

About this image

Bortle 7/8, no Moon, cloud free.

In this view at least, to me the cluster resembles a fox head, much more so than its neighbour the actual Fox Head cluster (NGC6819)!

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