M39 NGC 7092

Object Type Open Cluster
Constellation Cygnus
Magnitude 4.6
Size 31.0' x 31.0'

M 39 is a large, scattered cluster of stars in Cygnus, about 12 degrees east and 2 degrees north of the bright star Deneb. The brightest members of the cluster are blue B and A type main sequence stars. Fairly low magnification with the telescope will give the best view. The surrounding area is rich in faint stars and is a wonderful region for low magnification sweeping.

Film Images

45 minutes exposure.
Kodak Elite Chrome 400 film.
5" f/5 refractor at prime focus.

CCD Images

Combination of 15, 1 minute images using red, green and blue filters.
SBIG ST-9XE CCD. 5" f/5 refractor at prime focus.