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Contains:  NGC 869, NGC 884, The star 7Per, chi Persei Cluster, h Persei Cluster
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The Double Cluster in Perseus, 


            Andre van Zegveld
The Double Cluster in Perseus
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The Double Cluster in Perseus

Technical card

Frames: 27x600" bin 0x0

Integration: 4.5 hours

Basic astrometry details job: 3591375

RA center: 2h 20' 22"

DEC center: +57° 7' 37"

Pixel scale: 1.396 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 7.862 degrees

Field radius: 0.996 degrees

Resolution: 4209x2947

Locations: E-eye Remote Hosting of Telescopes - Spain, Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


The Double Cluster (also known as Caldwell 14) is the common name for the open clusters NGC 869 and NGC 884 (often designated h Persei and χ Persei, respectively),[1] which are close together in the constellation Perseus. Both visible with the naked eye, NGC 869 and NGC 884 lie at a distance of 7500 light years



Andre van Zegveld
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The Double Cluster in Perseus, 


            Andre van Zegveld

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