ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland

 

  NGC 6791 - Open Star Cluster in Lyra

NGC 6791                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

             IMAGE INFORMATION
11 Jul. 2004
45 min. Total
15 min. Sub-Exposures
Unfiltered
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

                      PROCESSING
Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

                        LOCATION
Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet

 

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This open cluster seems more like a loose globular cluster.  My interest in this image is the performance of my RC telescope in good seeing conditions.   The stars are resolved nicely.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2004

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