Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  Double cluster  ·  NGC 869  ·  NGC 884  ·  The star 7Per
NGC869 & NGC884, 


NGC869 & NGC884
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NGC869 & NGC884

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV80ST-25SV

Imaging cameras: Atik 460ex

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV80ST-25SV

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar-C

Focal reducers: TeleVue TRF-2008 0.8x

Software: PHD guiding  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Nebulosity  ·  Neat Image

Filters: OIII  ·  Baader Planetarium H-Alpha Filter

Accessory: Starlight Xpress OAG  ·  Starlight Xpress SX USB Filter Wheel 5x2"

Dates:Nov. 18, 2016

Baader Planetarium H-Alpha Filter: 60x60"
OIII: 60x60"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 79.16%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1359487

RA center: 2h 20' 32"

DEC center: +57° 7' 22"

Pixel scale: 4.918 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 6.371 degrees

Field radius: 1.110 degrees

Resolution: 1300x975


Didn't want to change the filters on the filter wheel so I tried to image with my narrowband filters. It's not so bad!


Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC869 & NGC884,