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Contains:  NGC 869, NGC 884, The star 7Per, chi Persei Cluster, h Persei Cluster
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Double Cluster h Persei and χ Persei / NGC 869 and NGC 884 / Caldwell 14

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Skywatcher 150/750 PDS

Imaging cameras:ZWO ASI 071 MC Pro

Mounts:Skywatcher EQ5 GoTo

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras:ZWO ASI120MM-S

Software:Pixinsight Pisinsight 1.8SIRILEkosKStarsPHD2IndilibSiliconFields StarTool

Filters:IDAS LPS-D2

Accessory:Baader Mark-III MPCC Coma Corrector

Dates:Aug. 6, 2020Aug. 7, 2020Aug. 8, 2020

Frames:IDAS LPS-D2: 400x60" -10C

Integration: 6.7 hours

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 18.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 85.47%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3742138

RA center: 2h 21' 4"

DEC center: +57° 7' 22"

Pixel scale: 1.304 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 67.955 degrees

Field radius: 0.864 degrees

Resolution: 3123x3607

Locations: Backyard, Nuremberg, Germany

Data source: Backyard



Falk Schiel
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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Double Cluster h Persei and χ Persei / NGC 869 and NGC 884 / Caldwell 14, 


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