M39 Open Cluster
with PK93+2.1

Double Cluster

The open cluster Messier 39 was discovered in 1750 by Guillaume LeGentil. Also located in this field of view is the planetary nebula PK93+2.1. Click here for a close up crop of the planetary.


Telescope: Astro-Physics 160mm EDF f7.5 @ f7.7 Designation: M39 and NGC7092
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Constellation: Cygnus
Camera: Apogee U16M with Gen II Astrodon Filters Distance: Approx 950 Light Years
Guiding: SBIG ST402 via Mini Borg 60mm Type: Open Cluster
Exposure: 270 min RGB Position: R.A. 21 hr 32 min , Dec +480 26'
Processed using CCDStack, PhotoShop CS3 Date: 25-26 November 2008
Acquisition: CCDAutopilot/CCDSoft/The Sky 6/M1OASYS Location: Deerlick Astronomy Village