PhotographerKjell H. Winnem
Location of photoHof, Norway
Date/Time of photoSep 5 2012
EquipmentHomebuilt 10-inch 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 2x40m,SII 2x30m bin2x2,OIII 2x30m bin2x2.HST-palette.
Processing:Nebulosity2 and PS CS3.
DescriptionNGC 6820 has its own "Pillars of Creation", composed of interstellar hydrogen gas and dust, which act as incubators for new stars.