M29 NGC 6913

Object Type Open Cluster
Constellation Cygnus
Magnitude 6.6
Size 10.0' x 10.0'

M 29 is a rather loose and scattered cluster of stars in Cygnus. The main stars are arranged in two curving lines against a backdrop of fainter stars.

Film Images

15 minutes exposure, Fujichrome Provia 1600 film.
12" f/6 newtonian telescope at prime focus.

DSLR Images

Combination of 5, 120 second images. Modified Canon Digital Rebel DSLR camera.
5" f/5 refractor at prime focus.

CCD Images

Combination of 3, 3 minute images using red, green and blue filters.
SBIG ST-9XE CCD. 5" f/5 refractor at prime focus.

Combination of 10, 1 minute images.
SBIG STL-1001E CCD. 20" f/6.8 Dall-Kirkham cassegrain telescope at prime focus.

Below is a combination of the two images above. This is an attempt to take the colour from the DSLR image and add it to the CCD image.