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Contains:  NGC 457, The star φCas
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NGC457 - E.T. / Owl Cluster, 


            Fabio Mirra
NGC457 - E.T. / Owl Cluster
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NGC457 - E.T. / Owl Cluster

Technical card

Resolution: 2036x2049

Dates:Sept. 11, 2018

Astronomik CLS CCD: 60x180" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep-Sky B Filter: 20x180" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep-Sky G Filter: 20x180" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep-Sky R Filter: 20x180" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.0 hours

Darks: 0

Flats: 0

Flat darks: 0

Bias: 0

Avg. Moon age: 1.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.28%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: None

Mean SQM: None

Mean FWHM: None

Temperature: None

Basic astrometry details job: 2247916

RA center: 1h 19' 26"

DEC center: +58° 17' 24"

Pixel scale: 0.945 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.629 degrees

Field radius: 0.379 degrees

Locations: Home, Geneva, Switzerland

Data source: Backyard


One of my favourite cluster that I wanted to shoot since two years.
Finally it's done, thanks to the good conditions actually in Switzerland :-)



Fabio Mirra
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NGC457 - E.T. / Owl Cluster, 


            Fabio Mirra