M11. The Wild Duck Cluster
Open cluster in Scutum

It is one of the richest and most compact of the galactic open clusters. It contains about 2,900 stars.
Distance to earth: 6,000 light years
Visual Magnitude: 5.8
More information: Messier index. M11

Date and location 14-ago-2003. Madrid, Spain
Telescope 8" Meade LX200GPS, f=2000mm, Equatorial.
Camera Webcam Philips Toucam Pro SC. Focal reducer 0.4
Image Processing 9x60s images stacked with Registax. Final process with Corel Photo Paint.

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