Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  Double cluster  ·  NGC 869  ·  NGC 884  ·  The star 7Per  ·  The star 8Per
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Double cluster in Perseus, 


            Mostafa Metwally
Double cluster in Perseus
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Double cluster in Perseus

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: 8 inch orion astrograph OTA

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM-Pro (Mono) ZWO ASI 1600 MM- Pro Mono

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX VX Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80mm f/5 Guidscope

Guiding cameras: Orion star shoot auto guider Auto guider

Focal reducers: Baader MPCC Mark II

Software: pixinsight


Accessory: ZWO EFW 31mm

Dates:Oct. 20, 2018

Frames: 120x60"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 10.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 82.70%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2321360

RA center: 2h 19' 42"

DEC center: +57° 13' 26"

Pixel scale: 1.498 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 266.646 degrees

Field radius: 1.129 degrees

Resolution: 640x428

Locations: Home, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard


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Double cluster in Perseus, 


            Mostafa Metwally