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Contains:  NGC 457, The star φCas
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NGC457 the owl cluster

Technical card


Dates:Sept. 6, 2018

Frames: 510x30"

Integration: 4.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.72%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2242714

RA center: 1h 20' 2"

DEC center: +58° 15' 39"

Pixel scale: 0.980 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 247.126 degrees

Field radius: 0.644 degrees


Resolution: 3312x3373

Locations: Duds Starwait, Werne (bei Dortmund), NRW, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

As already mentioned i'm really into star clusters.

NGC457 is also called "owl cluster" and its one of my favourites

~200x30L, ~70x30 each R/G/B

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Author

ChristianDud
ChristianDud
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Description: darkened background a little, denoised, cropped and rotate the image to make the cluster actually look like a owl -

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NGC457 the owl cluster, 



    
        

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