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

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: C9.25

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY9C

Mounts: Losmandy G11

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV80S

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120MC

Focal reducers: Celestron f/6.3

Software: PixInsight  ·  PHD guiding  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS P2 2"

Accessory: Thousand Oaks Dew Controller  ·  Robin Casady Accessories Saddle plate


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: 1h 19' 25"

DEC center: +58° 19' 1"

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