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Contains:  NGC 884, Double cluster, NGC 869, The star 7Per, The star 8Per
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Double Cluster in Perseus - two panel mosaic, 





    
        

            Steve Milne
Double Cluster in Perseus - two panel mosaic

Double Cluster in Perseus - two panel mosaic

Technical card

Resolution: 4284x3094

Dates:Sept. 18, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Blue: 51x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Green: 50x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Red: 52x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 12.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 64.38%

Astrometry.net job: 2266237

RA center: 35.183 degrees

DEC center: 57.152 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.095 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.092 degrees

Field radius: 1.538 degrees

Locations: E-EyE, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extremadura, Spain

Data source: Unknown

Description

The Double Cluster (Caldwell 14) is comprised of two open star clusters - NGC 869 and NGC 884 in the constellation Perseus. The clusters are located 7,100 light years (NGC 869) and 7,400 light years (NGC 884) from Earth [O'Meara; The Caldwell Objects 2nd Edition - 2016]. The clusters are 12.8 million years old.

Data for this object were captured between 13 and 18 September 2018 from two remote imaging rigs (located in Spain) that are jointly owned and operated by Barry Wilson and me.

Capture details are as follows:

Telescopes: Takahashi FSQ 106 x2
Camera: QSI 683 WSG x2
Filters: Astrodon & Astronomik RGB
Mount: 10 Micron GM1000HPS & 10 Micron GM2000HPS

Red: 52 x 300s
Green: 50 x 300s
Blue: 51 x 300s

A total of 12 hours and 45 minutes exposure.

Data Capture: Steve Milne & Barry Wilson
Image Processing: Steve Milne

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Double Cluster in Perseus - two panel mosaic, 





    
        

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