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Contains:  NGC 1647, The star 97Tau
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NGC 1647, 


            K. Schneider
NGC 1647
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NGC 1647

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Dates:Feb. 14, 2017

Frames: 35x120"

Integration: 1.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 87.04%

Basic astrometry details job: 1488281

RA center: 4h 46' 5"

DEC center: +19° 4' 44"

Pixel scale: 8.982 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 132.278 degrees

Field radius: 1.913 degrees

Resolution: 1190x967

Locations: Garden, Zwingenberg, Germany

Data source: Backyard


A large and sparse open cluster just two degrees NE of Aldebaran, with a diameter of some 40 '. My previous image of the Hyades with only 135 mm focal length happened to be so fine focussed that it allowed to crop this cluster out of its lower left corner.



K. Schneider
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NGC 1647, 


            K. Schneider