Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  NGC 457  ·  The star φCas
NGC 457, 



    
        

            Gardner D. Gerry
NGC 457
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NGC 457

NGC 457, 



    
        

            Gardner D. Gerry
NGC 457
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NGC 457

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
C9.25
Imaging Cameras
QHYCCD QHY9C
Mounts
Losmandy G11
Filters
Hutech IDAS LPS P2 2"
Accessories
Thousand Oaks Dew Controller · Robin Casady Accessories Saddle plate · Celestron f/6.3
Software
PixInsight · PHD guiding · Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Stellarvue SV80S
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI 120MC

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 24, 2014
Frames:
22x120" (44')
Integration:
44'
Avg. Moon age:
28.54 days
Avg. Moon phase:
1.10%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 351842

RA center: 01h19m25s.4

DEC center: +58°1901

Pixel scale: 0.795 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -78.136 degrees

Field radius: 0.460 degrees

Resolution: 3336x2496

Description

NGC 457 imaged from home. Lobster, Owl, ET or what have you, everyone seems to see something different when viewing this at skywatches. Last night a child called it an eagle, another said it looked like Kermit!

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NGC 457, 



    
        

            Gardner D. Gerry