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


Double cluster in Perseus
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Double cluster in Perseus

Technical card

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

Basic astrometry details job: 3459252

RA center: 2h 21' 19"

DEC center: +57° 14' 49"

Pixel scale: 5.064 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 47.485 degrees

Field radius: 3.753 degrees

Resolution: 4475x2905

Data source: Traveller


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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Double cluster in Perseus,