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Open Cluster M39 (also known as Messier Object 39, Messier 39, M39, or NGC 7092) is an open cluster in the constellation Cygnus. It was discovered by Charles Messier in 1764. M39 is at a distance of about 800 light-years away from Earth. Its age is estimated to be from 200 to 300 million years.

Object Information

Name M 39
Type Globular Cluster
Constellation Cygnus
Catalogue NGC 7092

Acquisition / Processing

Exposure L- 300 sec X 9
R, G, B - 300 sec x 4 each
1.75 Hrs
Telescope AP 160 EDF-FF
Camera SBIG STT-8300
Camera Temp -45
Guiding SG4-AP 105
Mount AP 1100 GTO
Filters Astrodon-Gen 2 LRGB
Processing PixInsight
Adobe LightRoom
Location San Pedro Creek, NM
Date November 11, 2017

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