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Contains:  Double cluster, NGC 869, NGC 884, The star 7Per, The star 8Per
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Perseus Double Cluster, 


Perseus Double Cluster
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Perseus Double Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:SkyWatcher 150/750

Imaging camera:Canon EOS Rebel XSi

Mount:SkyWatcher EQ6-SynScan

Software:O'Telescope BackyardEOS

Dates:Aug. 19, 2014Aug. 20, 2014

Frames: 84x120" ISO1600

Integration: 2.8 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 24.49 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.21%

Temperature: 12.50

Basic astrometry details job: 345137

RA center: 2h 21' 0"

DEC center: +57° 8' 42"

Pixel scale: 1.427 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 100.396 degrees

Field radius: 1.054 degrees

Resolution: 3899x3619

Locations: Maison, Laval, Québec, Canada


Perseus double cluster from my backyard. I planned to do it in only one night, but very bad framing ended up in one night on NGC869 (80min) and the other night on NGC884 (88min). First time I do a panorama on photoshop, but some dark magic happened and it worked on the first try! W00T!



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Perseus Double Cluster, 



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