A Cygnus cluster

With the moon now rising much later a darker sky is available oncemore. I had noticed this attractive faint cluster in Cygnus not far from the North American Nebula. It was difficult to find its ID but I eventually located it on the Collinder list as Collinder 433 / NGC 7044 (Collinder's list can be found here). It seems to contain a high percentage of reddish stars. The transparency was good though it was a bit frustrating waiting for persistent patches of cloud to clear. Details: 10" f4.3 Newt. 14 x 5 minute @ iso1600 with CLS in DSS, FIV, CS2 & XAT.

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