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Open Cluster Melotte 111, 



    
        

            Alberto Pisabarro

Open Cluster Melotte 111

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Rokinon 135mm

Imaging cameras: QSI 583wsg

Mounts: Astro Physics AP Mach 1 GTO with GTOCP3

Software: Software Bisque TheSky X  ·  Focus Max  ·  Pisinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Generation 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Generation 2

Accessory: Robofocus


Dates:April 26, 2020May 19, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 25x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Generation 2: 20x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 17x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Generation 2: 12x300" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.84 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.13%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3895968


Resolution: 3243x2391

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: DeepSkyWest

Description

This star cluster is located in the constellation Cabellera de Berenice, this cluster is very well accompanied by countless galaxies, given the FOV of the image we can see them planted around this star cluster, giving the impression that they are very small, this It is one of the regions that hosts a large number of galaxies, along with the constellations of Virgo and Leo. We are going to list some of those galazies, The Needle Galaxy (NGC 4665), The Koi Fish Galaxy (NGC 4559), NGC 4555, 4274, 4283, 4278 ... Without a doubt this is one of those images to observe carefully and every time If you look at it, you may see a new galaxy. This open cluster is one of the closest to us, it is only 260 a.l. away.

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Open Cluster Melotte 111, 



    
        

            Alberto Pisabarro