NGC6946 & NGC6939 (Cepheus)

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This is a nice "combo" area. NGC6946 is a distant galaxy, NGC6939 is a nearby open cluster, and B150, a region of dark obscuring gas is a meandering dark area to the left of the pair.

  Technical data:
Date:   10 Aug. 2002
Scope: Borg 100ED F6.4
Mount: Losmandy G-11
Guider: Borg 76ED / SBIG ST-V
Camera: Planet Town Vacuum Astrocamera
Film: Kodak E200 (+2 push) medium format
Exposure: 90 minutes

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