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Contains:  NGC 1342
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NGC 1342, 



    
        

            Gary Imm
NGC 1342
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NGC 1342

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Dates:Sept. 14, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Blue 31mm Gen2 I-Series: 20x120" (gain: 111.00) -12C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green 31mm Gen2 I-Series: 20x120" (gain: 111.00) -12C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red 31mm Gen2 I-Series: 20x120" (gain: 111.00) -12C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 15.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.91%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2989631

RA center: 3h 31' 44"

DEC center: +37° 21' 36"

Pixel scale: 0.493 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 7.385 degrees

Field radius: 0.422 degrees


Resolution: 5004x3582

Data source: Backyard

Description

This object is an open cluster located 2000 light years away in the constellation of Perseus at a declination of +37 degrees. The cluster spans 16 arc-minutes in our apparent view, which corresponds to a diameter of 8 light years.

This cluster looks nice to me because it has a board distribution of star magnitudes and colors. Many bright blue and orange stars are visible. The cluster stands out from the background well. In my information search, I didn't find anything particularly interesting about this object.

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Gary Imm
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NGC 1342, 



    
        

            Gary Imm