Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  Double cluster  ·  NGC 869  ·  NGC 884  ·  The star 7Per  ·  The star 8Per
NGC 869 NGC 884, 



    
        

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NGC 869 NGC 884

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TSA-102

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 400D / Digital Rebel XTi

Mounts: Losmandy G11

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT-66

Guiding cameras: Orion USA Star Shoot Autoguider

Software: PHD guiding  ·  Nebulosity  ·  Stark Labs DSLR Shutter  ·  Corel PSP Photo X2


Dates:Oct. 6, 2010

Frames: 8x300" (40')

Integration: 40'

Avg. Moon age: 28.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.46%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 129295

RA center: 2h 20' 32"

DEC center: +57° 15' 43"

Pixel scale: 1.857 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 99.509 degrees

Field radius: 1.194 degrees


Resolution: 3875x2534

Description

Double cluster imaged at F/8 from 2010 Okie-Tex star party

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NGC 869 NGC 884, 



    
        

            Gary