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NGC 663 and friends, 



    
        

            Adrian Jannetta
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NGC 663 and friends

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
NGC 663 and friends, 



    
        

            Adrian Jannetta
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NGC 663 and friends

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
William Optics RedCat 51
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI 533 MC Pro
Mounts
Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro Synscan
Software
Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. PixInsight · Adobe Photoshop
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher 9x50 Finder

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 30, 2021
Frames:
52x120" (1h 44')
Integration:
1h 44'
Avg. Moon age:
23.74 days
Avg. Moon phase:
33.41%

RA center: 01h41m22s.89

DEC center: +61°1701.7

Pixel scale: 3.058 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -73.707 degrees

Field radius: 1.799 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3000x2989

Locations: Home, England, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

This rich section of the Milky Way in Cassiopeia is filled with open clusters.  Imaging conditions were not ideal - high cloud was present in the majority of the subs.  Still - the final result is quite nice.

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NGC 663 and friends, 



    
        

            Adrian Jannetta