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NGC 6823 and 6820 in Vulpecula


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About this observation
Callum Scott Wingrove
Time of observation
06/08/2020 - 23:00
NGC 6823 and NGC 6820
Observing location
Stanmore, Greater London
Skywatcher Evostar 80ED
Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro
ASI1600MM Pro
ZWO narrowband filters
40 x 180s Ha, 30 x 180s OIII, 15 x 240s SII

NGC 6820 is a small reflection nebula near the open cluster NGC 6823 in Vulpecula. The reflection nebula and cluster are embedded in a large faint emission nebula called Sh 2-86. The whole area of nebulosity is often referred to as NGC 6820.

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