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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)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDXIII

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST8300M

Mounts: Vixen Sphinx SXD

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8x50 Finder

Software: PHD guiding  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Baader Planetarium OIII 8nm 36mm  ·  Baader Planetarium RGB (36mm)

Accessory: SBIG Filter Wheel FW8-8300


Dates:Aug. 29, 2014

Frames:
Baader Planetarium L 36mm: 6x300" -15C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium RGB (36mm): 9x120" bin 2x2

Integration: 0.8 hours

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: 2h 20' 39"

DEC center: +57° 10' 37"

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 :-\

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



    
        

            Riccardo A. Ballerini