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Contains:  NGC 436, NGC 457, The star φCas
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Owl Cluster NGC 457, 



    
        

            Robert Eder
Owl Cluster NGC 457
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Owl Cluster NGC 457

Technical card


Dates:Sept. 8, 2018

Frames: 30x180" ISO800

Integration: 1.5 hours

Darks: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 28.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.25%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3246352

RA center: 1h 19' 29"

DEC center: +58° 17' 49"

Pixel scale: 1.850 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 282.318 degrees

Field radius: 0.787 degrees


Resolution: 2500x1768

Locations: Hohe Wand, Wildgehege, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

This time, clouds have tested our nerves, so I was looking for a Quickie.
One of my favorit open star clusters, it really looks like an owl and so beautiful in the eyepiece too.
In the lower right corner NGC 436.

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Robert Eder
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Owl Cluster NGC 457, 



    
        

            Robert Eder