Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  Double cluster  ·  NGC 869  ·  NGC 884  ·  NGC 957  ·  The star 7Per  ·  The star 8Per
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NGC869-NGC884 Double Cluster and NGC957 Star Cluster in LRGB, 



    
        

            Kayron Mercieca
NGC869-NGC884 Double Cluster and NGC957 Star Cluster in LRGB
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NGC869-NGC884 Double Cluster and NGC957 Star Cluster in LRGB

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NGC869-NGC884 Double Cluster and NGC957 Star Cluster in LRGB, 



    
        

            Kayron Mercieca
NGC869-NGC884 Double Cluster and NGC957 Star Cluster in LRGB
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NGC869-NGC884 Double Cluster and NGC957 Star Cluster in LRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-85ED

Imaging cameras: QSI 660WSG-8

Mounts: Avalon M Uno Fast Reverse

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-85ED

Guiding cameras: Lodestar X2

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight  ·  PHD2 Guiding

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 Blue 1.25"  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 Red 1.25"  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 Luminance 1.25"  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 Green 1.25"

Accessory: Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat  ·  Starlight Instruments FeatherTouch Focuser  ·  Lakeside Astro Motor Focus System


Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 Blue 1.25": 60x30" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 Green 1.25": 60x30" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 Luminance 1.25": 120x30" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 Red 1.25": 60x30" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.5 hours

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Mean SQM: 21.70


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2793018

RA center: 2h 25' 42"

DEC center: +57° 22' 22"

Pixel scale: 2.793 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.455 degrees

Field radius: 1.399 degrees


Resolution: 3000x2003

Locations: Entre Encinas y Estrellas (e-EyE), Fregenal de la Sierra, Extremadura, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura

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NGC869-NGC884 Double Cluster and NGC957 Star Cluster in LRGB, 



    
        

            Kayron Mercieca

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Entre Encinas y Estrellas (e-EyE)