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Contains:  NGC 457, The star φCas
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NGC 457 Owl Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Skywatcher 200/1000 Newton 8"

Imaging camera:Canon 60Da

Mount:AZ EQ6- GT


Accessory:MGEN2 mit 9x50 Sucher

Resolution: 2500x1625

Dates:Oct. 30, 2018

Frames: 46x240" ISO800

Integration: 3.1 hours

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 20.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 63.55%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 2348170

RA center: 19.916 degrees

DEC center: 58.255 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.764 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 266.878 degrees

Field radius: 0.731 degrees

Data source: Backyard


Waidhofen/Thaya (Austria)



Bernhard Zimmermann
License: None (All rights reserved)

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NGC 457 Owl Cluster, 


            Bernhard Zimmermann