Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  NGC 654
NGC654 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia, 



    
        

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NGC654 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia
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NGC654 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia

NGC654 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia, 



    
        

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NGC654 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia
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NGC654 - Open Cluster in Cassiopeia

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f/8 RC

Imaging cameras: QSI 683wsg-8

Mounts: 10 Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics CCDT67 reducer

Software: PIXINSIGHT 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS5


Dates:Oct. 30, 2014

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x480" bin 2x2
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x480" bin 2x2
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 14x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x480" bin 2x2

Integration: 6.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.97%

Mean FWHM: 2.80


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 551054

RA center: 1h 44' 30"

DEC center: +61° 55' 48"

Orientation: 3.111 degrees

Field radius: 0.565 degrees


Resolution: 3285x2460

Locations: AstroCamp remote observatory, Nerpio, Spain

Description

In collaboration with my friends Alberto, Fabio and Samuele. (20 - 30 October 2014)
This image also includes dark nebulae LDN 1343-4 and the faint blue reflection nebula VdB6 surrounding the second brightest star close to the cluster.

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