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Contains:  NGC 884, Double cluster, NGC 869, The star 9Per, The star 7Per, The star 8Per
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Double Cluster of 20.09.18, 


            Stefano Ciapetti
Double Cluster of 20.09.18

Double Cluster of 20.09.18

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Canon 70-200 f4

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 600D Modified for Astronomy

Mount:ioptron smarteq pro


Resolution: 4783x2689

Dates:Sept. 20, 2018

Frames:Astronomik Clip CLS CCD: 72x120" ISO800

Integration: 2.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 10.53 days

Avg. Moon phase: 81.07% job: 2275969

RA center: 2h 17' 43"

DEC center: +56° 51' 57"

Pixel scale: 4.561 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.536 degrees

Field radius: 3.476

Locations: Prato - S.Lucia Home Terrace Observatory, Prato, Prato, Italy

Data source: Backyard


A little bit more than 2 hours exposure with a modded Canon 600d, a Canon 70-200 F4 Lens (at 200 FL), an Astronomik CLS filter on top of a Ioptron Smart EQ. Very little processing with AA6 and PS



Stefano Ciapetti
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Double Cluster of 20.09.18, 


            Stefano Ciapetti

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