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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Double cluster, IC 1795, IC 1805, IC 1848, NGC 1027, NGC 744, NGC 869, NGC 884, NGC 896, NGC 957, The star 11Per, The star 1Per, The star 4Per, The star 7Per, The star 8Per, The star 9Per
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Wide field double cluster Perseus, 


            Rich Bamford
Wide field double cluster Perseus
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Wide field double cluster Perseus

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM macro

Imaging cameras: Nikon D7100

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS D1 2"

Dates:Oct. 2, 2014

Frames:Hutech IDAS LPS D1 2": 90x60" ISO800

Integration: 1.5 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~4

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 8.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.78%

Basic astrometry details job: 782774

RA center: 2h 23' 14"

DEC center: +57° 56' 56"

Pixel scale: 15.867 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 121.213 degrees

Field radius: 7.467 degrees

Resolution: 2845x1840

Locations: Home, Grantham, United Kingdom


Reprocess of an old image.
Only had a FIT of the stacked image, couldn't locate the original subs.
Decided to have a go at tidying it up a bit in PixInsight.



Rich Bamford
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Wide field double cluster Perseus, 


            Rich Bamford