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Contains:  Double cluster, NGC 869, NGC 884, The star 7Per
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NGC 869 and NGC 884 The Double Cluster in Perseus, 



    
        

            Fenton
NGC 869 and NGC 884 The Double Cluster in Perseus
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NGC 869 and NGC 884 The Double Cluster in Perseus

Technical card


Dates:Oct. 4, 2014

Frames: 19x180" ISO400

Integration: 0.9 hours

Darks: ~8

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~90

Avg. Moon age: 10.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 79.09%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 392642

RA center: 2h 20' 28"

DEC center: +57° 7' 30"

Pixel scale: 1.172 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.095 degrees

Field radius: 0.832 degrees


Resolution: 4262x2815

Locations: Copperneck Observatory, Pleasant Grove, Utah, United States

Description

NGC 869 and NGC 884. This was a quick capture on a night near a full moon, just for the fun of it. I also tried out Pixinsight's "drizzle integration" for the first time. I'm very impressed with what it did for the stars.

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Fenton
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NGC 869 and NGC 884 The Double Cluster in Perseus, 



    
        

            Fenton

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