Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  Double cluster  ·  NGC 869  ·  NGC 884
The Double Cluster Mosaic, 



    
        

            Gary Gause
The Double Cluster Mosaic
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The Double Cluster Mosaic

The Double Cluster Mosaic, 



    
        

            Gary Gause
The Double Cluster Mosaic
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The Double Cluster Mosaic

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Tech AT12RCT
Imaging Cameras
SBIG ST-8300C
Mounts
Losmandy G11
Software
Pixinsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Tech AT12RCT
Guiding Cameras
SBIG STI-M

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 29, 2017
Frames:
24x1200" (8h)
Integration:
8h
Avg. Moon age:
8.62 days
Avg. Moon phase:
62.99%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1756053

RA center: 02h20m06s.5

DEC center: +57°0936

Pixel scale: 0.904 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 9.613 degrees

Field radius: 0.569 degrees

Resolution: 1824x971

File size: 3.4 MB

Locations: StarMaker Observatory, Camano Island, WA, United States

Description

8 panel mosaic of the Double Cluster. Had some aurora "interference" on one of the nights so the mosaic isn't perfect. Original is 12 frames, but I cropped the missing segments and resampled to a smaller scale.

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The Double Cluster Mosaic, 



    
        

            Gary Gause