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NGC 869 / NGC 844 Double Cluster, 



    
        

            Jeff Clayton
NGC 869 / NGC 844 Double Cluster
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NGC 869 / NGC 844 Double Cluster

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion USA ED80T CF

Imaging cameras: QHY8L OSC

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Auto-Guider

Focal reducers: Orion Field Flattener for Small Refractors

Software: ProDigital Software Astronomy Tools  ·  StarTools64  ·  Nebulosity 3.1  ·  EZCap  ·  Photo Shop

Accessory: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical focuser mini 50mm guide scope


Dates:Sept. 6, 2014

Frames: 20x180"

Integration: 1.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 11.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 90.20%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 495080

RA center: 2h 20' 27"

DEC center: +57° 8' 27"

Orientation: -67.169 degrees

Field radius: 0.749 degrees


Resolution: 620x580

Description

Double cluster taken from Goblin Valley in Southern Utah with 85% full moon.

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NGC 869 / NGC 844 Double Cluster, 



    
        

            Jeff Clayton