Contains:NGC 884, Double cluster, NGC 869, The star 7Per
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NGC 869 and 884 Perseus Double Cluster; Perseus, 




    

        Thomas V. Davis
NGC 869 and 884 Perseus Double Cluster; Perseus

NGC 869 and 884 Perseus Double Cluster; Perseus

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Resolution: 5000x3316

Astrometry.net job: 2099077

RA center: 35.175 degrees

DEC center: 57.149 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.232 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.983 degrees

Field radius: 1.027 degrees

Data source: Backyard

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NGC 869 and 884 Perseus Double Cluster; Perseus
Astro-Physics 155EDF f/7
KAI-11000M
RGB 35:35:35 minutes
Astrodon Filters
September 2005, Inkom, ID

Comment: These beautiful open star clusters are a wonderful sight to behold though a pair of binoculars or though a small telescope. They can be seen with the unaided eye in dark and transparent skies.

This was my first NASA APOD. It was published on October 11, 2005.

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NGC 869 and 884 Perseus Double Cluster; Perseus, 




    

        Thomas V. Davis