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NGC 6914 in Cygnus

NGC 6914 is the name of the blue combined emission/reflection nebula around three stars near the center of the image.

Most of the other large red emission nebula patches in this image seem to belong to a huge supernova shell located in the next inner spiral arm of our galaxy. (nightsky)

Imaged with Boren-Simon 10" F/2.8 POWERNEWT Astrograph.
SBIG ST8300M camera with FW5 filterwheel and BAADER LRGB filters.

Lum = 50 minutes
RGB = 8 minutes each (BIN 2)

Total of 74 minutes.

Imaged from the NEGEV desert in ISRAEL

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