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Contains:  Double cluster, NGC 869, NGC 884
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NGC 884 Ngc 869 The Perseus Double Cluster, 


NGC 884 Ngc 869 The Perseus Double Cluster
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NGC 884 Ngc 869 The Perseus Double Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astrotech 92 Triplet AT92mm f/5.5

Imaging cameras: ATIK 420c

Mounts: Orion Azeq Atlas pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASTRO TECH AT66ED Guiding

Guiding cameras: Orion star shoot auto guider Star Shoot AutoGuider

Software: PixInsight  ·  Stark Labs pHD guiding PHD2  ·  EQMOD, Stellarium, Stellarium Scope, PHD, Backyard EOS, Astro Tortilla Nebulosity 4

Filters: Orion SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter 2 inch Orion

Accessory: Pegasus Astro Dual Motor Focus Controller Cube focuser  ·  Astro-Tech ATFF2 field flattener

Dates:Oct. 3, 2019

Frames:Orion SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter 2 inch Orion: 207x60" -1C

Integration: 3.5 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 5.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.85%

Basic astrometry details job: 2962087

RA center: 2h 20' 38"

DEC center: +57° 10' 4"

Pixel scale: 0.895 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 345.677 degrees

Field radius: 0.497 degrees

Resolution: 3202x2398

Locations: Home backyard red turning white zone, Gilbert, Az, United States

Data source: Backyard


The Perseus Double Cluster are two beautiful open clusters in Perseus.
Imaged the evening and into the early morning hours on Oct 2-3 2019
This was drizzle integrated in Pixinsight.



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NGC 884 Ngc 869 The Perseus Double Cluster,