Open Cluster M29 (NGC 6913), type 'd', in Cygnus

RA 20:23.9 (h:m); DEC +38:32 (deg:m); Distance 4000 light years
Visual Brightness 7.1 (mag); Apparent Dimension 7.0 (arc min)

M29 can be found quite easily as it is about 1.7 degrees South and little East of Gamma or 37 Cygni (Sadr). In the vicinity of M29, there is some diffuse nebulosity which can be detected in photographs.

Source and more: SEDS


October 9, 2008 18:27 - 18:44 UT.
Imaging: William Optics Zenithstar 80 ED II APO at f/6.8 [focal length 545 mm], ATK16IC camera, Astronomik LRGB filters.
Exposures: L: 10x60s [1x1]; RGB: 5x30s [2x2], unguided.

Constellation Cygnus: just South of Sadr [gamma Cygni] with a very small M29.
August 5, 2006, 21:54 - 21:57 UT.
Imaged with ex-TV-Zoomlens at 40mm and ex-Vesta Infra Red Blocking Filter.
Camera: Vesta Pro SC3a RAW webcam, only 5 [because of clouds] unguided exposures of 25 seconds.

September 8, 2004 22:03 - 22:10 UT.
TAL-2M 6 inch Newtonian f/8 in prime focus; 30x5 seconds.

August 14, 2004 21:50 - 22:04 UT.
28 x 15 seconds, unguided.

October 14, 2003 19:52 - 20:17 UT.
9 x 60 seconds, unguided.
YRGB post processing.

August 30, 2002 21:50 UT.
2 x 30 seconds exposure, unguided.