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The Double Cluster, 



    
        

            Matt Harbison
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The Double Cluster

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The Double Cluster, 



    
        

            Matt Harbison
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The Double Cluster

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Scope #1 (William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO WOFLT132)
Imaging Cameras
QHY 16200A
Mounts
Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO
Filters
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2
Accessories
Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder · QHY Med OAG QHYOAG-M · Moonlite DRO focuser&rotator Moonlite DRO Focuser & Rotator · William Optics Reducer WO 0.80 #1
Software
Adobe Photoshop · Sequence Generator Pro · PixInsight · Adobe Lightroom LR
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Scope #1 (William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO WOFLT132)
Guiding Cameras
QHYCCD QHY5L-II M

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 8, 2019
Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2: 100x120" (3h 20') -15°C bin 1x1
Integration:
3h 20'
Darks:
120
Flats:
120
Bias:
120
Avg. Moon age:
1.67 days
Avg. Moon phase:
3.11%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
2.00

RA center: 02h20m09s.74

DEC center: +57°1309.2

Pixel scale: 1.665 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -134.231 degrees

Field radius: 1.219 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4466x2791

Locations: Marathon Motel, Marathon Motel, TX, United States; MaRIO, Marathon, Texas, None

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Marathon Remote Imaging Observatory (MaRIO)

Description

The Double Cluster found in the constellation Perseus. Generally shot in the fall from North America, I shot this as it passed overhead in the winter months with short exposures to keep the stars in check.

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The Double Cluster, 



    
        

            Matt Harbison