Herschel 131 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 131, also known as NGC 6823, is an open cluster containing ~30 stars in the constellation of Vulpecula.  It lies at a distance of ~8,800 light-years and is ~2 million years old. This image comprises 10 x Luminance (12 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (15, 15 and 12 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 80 degrees on 24 August 2017. The field of view is 29' by 19'.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 15 December 2018
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