NGC 6760 is a small, magnitude 8.9 globular cluster located in the constellation Aquila.  This globular cluster was discovered on March 30, 1845 by John Russell Hind.  John Herschel included it in his General Catalogue as GC 4473, which became NGC 6760 in J.L.E. Dreyer's catalog.

http://spider.seds.org/spider/MWGC/n6760.html

 

ABOUT THE IMAGE

DATE/TIME:  The evening of July 4th, 2011.

CAMERA:  Canon XSI, 450Dm

TELESCOPE:  Orion 100mm ED refractor @ F/18

MOUNT:  Celestron CG-5 ASGT

ISO SETTING:  800

EXPOSURES:  27

EXPOSURE LENGTH:  400sec.

TOTAL EXPOSURE LENGTH:  3hrs.

SUBTRACTIONS:  10 darkframes, 10 bias frames

CAPTURE SOFTWARE:  MaximDL

STACKING SOFTWARE:  Deep Sky Stacker

PROCESSING:  Photoshop CS3

 

 

 

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