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Perseus Double Cluster alias NGC869/884 (alias H X Persei), 



    
        

            Riccardo A. Ballerini
Perseus Double Cluster alias NGC869/884 (alias H X Persei)
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Perseus Double Cluster alias NGC869/884 (alias H X Persei)

Perseus Double Cluster alias NGC869/884 (alias H X Persei), 



    
        

            Riccardo A. Ballerini
Perseus Double Cluster alias NGC869/884 (alias H X Persei)
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Perseus Double Cluster alias NGC869/884 (alias H X Persei)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ-106EDXIII
Imaging Cameras
SBIG ST-8300M
Mounts
Vixen Sphinx SXD
Filters
Baader Planetarium L 36mm · Baader Planetarium OIII 8nm 36mm · Baader Planetarium RGB (36mm)
Accessories
SBIG Filter Wheel FW8-8300
Software
PixInsight · PHD guiding
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron 8x50 Finder

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 29, 2014
Frames:
Baader Planetarium L 36mm: 6x300" (30') -15°C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium RGB (36mm): 9x120" (18') bin 2x2
Integration:
48'
Avg. Moon age:
3.55 days
Avg. Moon phase:
13.60%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
3.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 354490

RA center: 02h20m39s.4

DEC center: +57°1037

Orientation: 11.132 degrees

Field radius: 1.222 degrees

Resolution: 3352x2532

Description

One of the objects that made me fall in love with astronomy as child when I saw it through my dad's binocular

really bad seeing due to strong winds :-\

Comments

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  • Perseus Double Cluster alias NGC869/884 (alias H X Persei), 



    
        

            Riccardo A. Ballerini
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    Perseus Double Cluster alias NGC869/884 (alias H X Persei), 



    
        

            Riccardo A. Ballerini
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Perseus Double Cluster alias NGC869/884 (alias H X Persei), 



    
        

            Riccardo A. Ballerini