NGC 6883

Combination of 6, 150 second images. Modified Canon Digital Rebel DSLR camera.
5" f/5 refractor at prime focus.

NGC 6883 is a very large and scattered cluster in Cygnus that is imbedded in a very faint nebula. The cluster is almost lost amongst the numerous background stars of the Milky Way. On the right-hand edge of the image above, some of the stars of the large cluster NGC 6871 can be seen.