Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2281
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The S Cluster, 



    
        

            Damien Cannane
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The S Cluster

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            Damien Cannane
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The S Cluster

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ED80T CF

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI178MM-Cool

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI224MC

Focal reducers: StellarVue 0.8x Reducer/Flattener

Software: RC Astro GradientXTerminator  ·  DeepSkyColors HLVG (Hasta La Vista Green)  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Deepsky Stacker Deep Sky Stacker (DSS)  ·  Open PHD PHD2 Guiding  ·  Pro Digital Software Astronomy Tools Actions Set

Filters: Astronomik Deep-Sky Blue Filter  ·  Astronomik Deep-Sky Green Filter  ·  Astronomik Deep-Sky Red Filter


Dates:March 24, 2019

Frames:
Astronomik Deep-Sky Blue Filter: 5x180" (15') (gain: 50.00) -30C
Astronomik Deep-Sky Green Filter: 5x180" (15') (gain: 50.00) -30C
Astronomik Deep-Sky Red Filter: 3x180" (9') (gain: 50.00) -30C

Integration: 39'

Darks: 50

Flats: 25

Flat darks: 25

Avg. Moon age: 18.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 84.65%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2607732

RA center: 6h 48' 9"

DEC center: +41° 8' 2"

Pixel scale: 1.280 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 268.098 degrees

Field radius: 0.284 degrees


Resolution: 1131x1132

Locations: My Back Yard, Copley, OH, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

I showed my 7yo son this image and he asked what the cluster was called. I told him it was NGC 2281. He said, "They should call it the S Cluster. Look, it's a big letter S!" So, now it's named the S Cluster.

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