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Contains:  M 34, NGC 1039
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M 34, 





    
        

            K. Schneider
M 34

M 34

Technical card

Resolution: 3424x2384

Dates:Dec. 29, 2016

Frames: 22x100" ISO800

Integration: 0.6 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 0.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.04%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Astrometry.net job: 1392193

RA center: 2h 42' 9"

DEC center: +42° 36' 0"

Pixel scale: 2.175 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -175.651 degrees

Field radius: 1.260

Locations: Garden, Zwingenberg, Germany

Description

Messier 34 appears very large, bright and loose, an object for binoculars or smaller Telescopes. RA is 02.42.0.

At 02.45.4, to the left of M 34 this picture shows (to my surprise) a small patch of greenish light: PK 144-15.1 / Abell 4, a Planetary Nebula at m14.4v.

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MooWaters
K. Schneider
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Improved Version with PK 144-15.1 marked up.

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M 34, 





    
        

            K. Schneider