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NGC 7789: Caroline's Rose, 



    
        

            ThomasR

NGC 7789: Caroline's Rose

Technical card


Dates:April 6, 2019

Frames: 26x120" ISO800

Integration: 0.9 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 1.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.28%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3259853


Resolution: 4902x3265

Locations: Balkon, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

The open cluster NGC 7789 was discovered by Caroline Herschel in 1783 and is also known as Caroline's Rose Cluster. The distance to earth is 8000 light years and the age is estimated with 1,5 billion years, much older than other clusters.

This is the first light of my new HEQ-5 and the TS Photoline 72 f/6.

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ThomasR
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NGC 7789: Caroline's Rose, 



    
        

            ThomasR