Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  Double cluster  ·  NGC 869  ·  NGC 884  ·  The star 7Per
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Closeup of h + chi Persei, 



    
        

            Michael S.
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Closeup of h + chi Persei

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Closeup of h + chi Persei, 



    
        

            Michael S.
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Closeup of h + chi Persei

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Lacerta Newtonian without name 10"

Imaging cameras: NIKON D5300a

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ8 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher finderscope 9x50

Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen II Camera

Focal reducers: Pal Gyulai GPU Koma Korrector

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Hartmut V Bornemann Flux

Accessory: LACERTA MGEN Autoguider, V 2.30


Dates:Aug. 19, 2018

Frames:
24x300" (2h)
24x600" (4h)

Integration: 6h

Darks: 12

Flats: 30

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 8.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 61.51%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 20.90

Mean FWHM: 2.80

Temperature: 20.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2292488

RA center: 02h20m39s.8

DEC center: +57°1127

Pixel scale: 1.601 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.385 degrees

Field radius: 0.667 degrees


Resolution: 2500x1658

Locations: My lovely garden, J-City, Burgenland, Austria

Data source: Backyard

Description

Often shown, but seldom with so much total exposure time and so close!

Still have to work up some of my summer images.

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Closeup of h + chi Persei, 



    
        

            Michael S.