Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  Double cluster  ·  NGC 869  ·  NGC 884
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TSA 120

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 ws

Mounts: ASA DDM60Pro

Focal reducers: Takahashi TOA 130N

Software: Russell Croman GradientXTerminator  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  Steve Brady FocusMax  ·  MaximDL 5  ·  Astronomy tools

Filters: Astrodon Gen 2 LRGB

Accessory: DewBuster Dew Controller  ·  Starlight Instruments Micro Touch Autofocus  ·  Starlight Instruments Feather Touch Focuser 3035  ·  Alnitak Flip flat


Dates:Nov. 22, 2013

Frames: 14x600" (2h 20')

Integration: 2h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 19.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 79.46%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 126883

RA center: 02h20m28s

DEC center: +57°0918

Pixel scale: 1.572 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -7.173 degrees

Field radius: 0.599 degrees


Resolution: 620x479

Locations: Backyard pier, Solana Beach, CA, United States

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            Paul