Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  NGC 869  ·  NGC 884  ·  The star 7Per  ·  The star 8Per  ·  chi Persei Cluster  ·  h Persei Cluster
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NGC 884 + NGC 869 Double Cluster in Perseus, 



    
        

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NGC 884 + NGC 869 Double Cluster in Perseus

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NGC 884 + NGC 869 Double Cluster in Perseus

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 70Da

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN 2

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Adobe Lightroom

Filters: Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter


Dates:Aug. 26, 2017

Frames:Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter: 26x180" ISO1600

Integration: 1.3 hours

Darks: ~23

Bias: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 4.79 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.79%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3476703

RA center: 2h 20' 39"

DEC center: +57° 7' 37"

Pixel scale: 2.153 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.415 degrees

Field radius: 1.574 degrees


Resolution: 4405x2880

Locations: Derendingen 454m, Solothurn, SO, Switzerland

Description

Many clouds this night... 50% not useable lights :-( but I think the result looks good.

2x drizzled, resized to original res.
f/5.6

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