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M11, Wild Duck Cluster

Very nice open cluster in Scutum. The cluster consist of 2900 stars. On the left you see a small cluster named NGC 6704.

Name and aliases M 11, NGC 6705
Common names Amas de l'Ecu de Sobieski, Wild Duck Cluster
Type Open (galactic) Cluster
Coordinates 18:51:03.84 -06:16:19.2
Radial velocity 35.7 km/s
Magnitude 5.8 (V)
Size 11.0 (arcminutes)
Link Simbad
Link HyperLeda

M11, Wild Duck Cluster

Camera
Canon 60d (modded)
Telescope
TS 90/600
Mount
Skywatcher HEQ5
Flattener
TSFlat2,5
Guiding camera
Starlight Xpress Lodestar
Exposure
14 * 240sec