Deep Sky Object in Summer
NGC6820 (Diffused Nebula in Vulpecula)

Date & Time: Sep 23 2011, from 20:01 to 20:45 JST(+0900)
Composed 5 shots with 10 minutes exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 16cm(6.3") epsilon (f=530mm, F3.3)
with Astronomik CLS-CCD filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI JP Equatorial & SBIG STV
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 550D (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600

NGC6820 / Diffused Nebula, type 3 E
R.A.19h 43m 6.0s (2000.0)
Dec.+23° 17' 00" (2000.0)
Apparent Size40'
Real Size -
Magnitude -
Other IDsSh2-86, LBN135
A small reddish diffused nebula about 5.5 degrees southeast of Albereo, beta Cygni, is NGC6820. The nebula is positioned in the constellation of Vulpecula, and you can find the Dumb-bell Nebula (M27) about 4 degrees east. NGC6820 has a round shape with a diameter of 40 arc minutes, and a small-scaled open cluster of NGC6823 being piled up.


Nebulosities around western Vulpecula

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