M29: A young open cluster in the constellation Cygnus. Since Cygnus is right along the Milky Way, the background is also very rich in stars.
Right Ascension: 20h 23.9m
Declination: 38° 32'
Apparent Magnitude: 4.5
Date: October 2009
Telescope: Meade 16" Schmidt Cassegrain with f6.3 reducer
Camera: SBIG ST-10XE
Guiding: Meade 5" refractor/DSI Pro/PHD
Processing Notes: The camera was at -25C. The data was captured in CCDSoft, reduced and aligned in CCDStack, and combined in Sigma Beta, and saved as a 32bit FIT. The individual channels were combined in AstroArt, and saved as a Tiff (view) file. Final image processing was done in Photoshop.
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