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Contains:  NGC 957, NGC 884, Double cluster, NGC 869, The star 9Per, The star 7Per, The star 8Per
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Double cluster in Perseus, 





    
        

            Gendra
Double cluster in Perseus

Double cluster in Perseus

Technical card

Resolution: 4475x2905

Dates:Oct. 9, 2018

Frames: 55x75" ISO400

Integration: 1.1 hours

Darks: ~84

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 0.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.16%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Temperature: 18.00

Astrometry.net job: 2301089

RA center: 35.333 degrees

DEC center: 57.247 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.064 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 47.484 degrees

Field radius: 3.753 degrees

Data source: Traveller

Description

Initially I planned on capturing the north america nebula but I had quite difficulties framing it with my dslr's live view so I took an image of the double cluster (NGC869 & 884) instead. The night was quite windy and after one hour clouds were coming up so I took 55x75s frames.

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50% Crop stacked with the 3x drizzle option

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50% Crop stacked with the 3x drizzle option - reworked the stars

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Double cluster in Perseus, 





    
        

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