M11 (NGC 6705)

Wild Duck Cluster

Typ:Open cluster
Distance:6.2 kLj
Brightness:6.3 mag
Position:RA:18h 51.1m DEC:−06° 16′
Max. height:33.73°, Jul. (midnight at +50°N)
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M11 is one of the most dense open star clusters known, its age is appoximated to about 315 million years. Due to its proximity to the galactic center it is surrounded by an ocean of stars.

The image show the surrounding region (580mm, APS-C, 1h LRGB):