Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Double cluster  ·  NGC 869  ·  NGC 884  ·  The star 7Per
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NGC 869 & NGC 884, 



    
        

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NGC 869 & NGC 884
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NGC 869 & NGC 884

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Explorer 200PDS

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 700D

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro GoTo HEQ5 SynScan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher ST80 Startravel 80

Guiding cameras: ToupTek ToupCam GCMOS01200KMA

Software: PixInsight 1.8 PixInsight  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS 5.5 Extended PHOTOSHOP CS5.5


Dates:Dec. 31, 2015Oct. 3, 2016

Frames:
1x16" ISO1600
20x180" ISO1600
29x30" ISO1600

Integration: 1.2 hours

Darks: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 11.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 35.89%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1266061

RA center: 2h 20' 50"

DEC center: +57° 12' 46"

Pixel scale: 0.887 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.861 degrees

Field radius: 0.674 degrees


Resolution: 620x412

Data source: Backyard

Description

While waiting for my main target to appear over the horizon I decided to take some time on NGC 869 and NGC 884 the Double Cluster in Perseus

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