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Contains:  M 34, NGC 1039
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M34 open cluster 26.09.15, 


            Rich Bamford
M34 open cluster 26.09.15

M34 open cluster 26.09.15

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron C8 Edge HD

Imaging camera:CANON 700D

Mount:Celestron CGEM DX

Guiding telescope or lens:Skywatcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding camera:QHY5-II


Filter:Hutech IDAS LPS D1 2"

Accessory:Celestron StarSense AutoAlign

Resolution: 10134x7280

Dates:Sept. 26, 2015

Frames: 9x60"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 12.87 days

Avg. Moon phase: 96.00% job: 803333

RA center: 40.579 degrees

DEC center: 42.818 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.226 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.010 degrees

Field radius: 0.392 degrees

Locations: Home, Grantham, United Kingdom


Some subs taken with new C8 tube.
Slightly defeated by the weather, sky misty and tube fogged in the end (must make that dew heater).
Stack of 9x60s in PixInsight.



Rich Bamford
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M34 open cluster 26.09.15, 


            Rich Bamford