M29 The Cooling Tower and Surroundings

Messier 29, an open star cluster in the constellation Cygnus
Messier 29, an open star cluster in the constellation Cygnus

I was watching around Cygnus and ran into M29. I found the surroundings were as spectacular as the cluster, so I opened the field and started to draw keeping the cluster to the right.

Object Name: M29 – The cooling Tower NGC6913
Object Type: Open Cluster
Constellation: Cygnus A.: 20h 23m 56s; Dec: +38° 31.4′
Location: Pelayos de la Presa – Madrid – Spain.
Date: October 18th 2014 22:30 h.(CET)
Temperature: 15 ºC
Seeing: 3/5
Telescope: Celestron nexstar 5′ S/C.
Eyepiece: 25 mm celestron
Magnification: 50x
Media: Graphite pencil on white paper. Scanned and then inverted and processed image with GIMP

Clear skies!!


2 thoughts on “M29 The Cooling Tower and Surroundings”

  1. Santiago,

    This is a nice target for public telescope viewing nights in summer and fall.
    Everyone enjoys it.

    Fine sketching.

    Frank 🙂

  2. Santiago,

    Its always refreshing to see a sketch a little off the target. The surrounding region of M29 is wonderful in your sketch!

    Cindy

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