M11
Wild Duck Cluster

M11
Wild Duck Cluster

Messier: 11
NGC: 6705
Right Ascension: 18h 51.1m
Declination: -06° 16'
Apparent Magnitude: 6.3

Date: July 2009
Equipment:
Telescope: Meade 16" Schmidt Cassegrain with f6.3 reducer
Camera: SBIG ST-10XE
Guiding: Meade 5" refractor/DSI Pro/PHD
Exposure: RGB 10:10:10 in 1 minute subs
Processing Notes: Data acquisition in CCDSoft. Reduction and alignment in CCDStack. Combine RGB (1:1:1.5) and save as Tiff(view) in AstroArt. Final processing - stretch, smooth dim areas, and sharpen stars in Photoshop.
Scale: 1.00

Links to images of this object on other sites:
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap960116.html
http://www.noao.edu/outreach/aop/observers/m11.html

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