PhotographerKjell H. Winnem
Location of photoHof,Norway.
Date/Time of photoSep 5- 9 2012
EquipmentHomebuilt 10-inch f/4 Newtonian and mount in dome. Cam.:SXVR-H9 guided off-axis with DSI ProII and PHD.GPUSB-interface to mount.Exp. with Astrodon 3nm;Ha 3x40m,SII 6x30m bin2x2,OIII 4x30m bin 2x2.HST-palette. Proc.:Nebulosity2 and PS CS3.
DescriptionNGC 6820 has its own "Pillars of Creation", composed of interstellar gas and dust, which act as incubators for new stars.