Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  Double cluster  ·  NGC 869  ·  NGC 884  ·  The star 7Per  ·  The star 8Per
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Double Cluster (NGC 869 & 84)
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Double Cluster (NGC 869 & 84)

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Double Cluster (NGC 869 & 84), 



    
        

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Double Cluster (NGC 869 & 84)
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Double Cluster (NGC 869 & 84)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher ED80

Imaging cameras: NIKON D3100

Mounts: Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial

Software: Deep Sky Stacker  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS5


Dates:Sept. 5, 2015

Frames: 45x60" (45') ISO1600

Integration: 45'

Darks: ~10

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 22.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.07%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 20.48


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 766778

RA center: 2h 20' 6"

DEC center: +57° 11' 6"

Pixel scale: 1.730 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 97.180 degrees

Field radius: 1.251 degrees


Resolution: 4192x3084

Description

NGC's 869 & 884, the Double Cluster, in Cassiopeia imaged on 9/5/15.

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Double Cluster (NGC 869 & 84), 



    
        

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