NGC 6820


NGC 6820 is a star forming area found in the constellation Vulpecula (The Little Fox with the Goose).  

This shot was taken at f/6.3 with the 12" LX200, AO7, and ST-8E CCD at the Oregon Star Party on August 17, 2001. 

Filter Exposure Count Binning
Luminance 50 min 25 x 2 min 1x1
Red 15 min 3 x 5 min 2x2
Green 15 min 3 x 5 min 2x2
Blue 15 min 3 x 5 min 2x2

Processing was by the number with a touch of blur to smooth the noisy color.  This is a very dim object.