Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  NGC 869  ·  NGC 884  ·  The star 7Per  ·  The star 8Per  ·  chi Persei Cluster  ·  h Persei Cluster
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NGC 869 & NGC 884: The Double Cluster, 



    
        

            ThomasR
NGC 869 & NGC 884: The Double Cluster
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NGC 869 & NGC 884: The Double Cluster

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS Photoline 72mm F/6 APO

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60D mod

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 SynScan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen II

Software: Adobe Lighroom  ·  Pleiades PixInsight

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-D1 EOS CLIP

Accessory: TS Optics PHOTOLINE APO Flattener Corrector (TSFLAT72)


Dates:July 31, 2020

Frames:Hutech IDAS LPS-D1 EOS CLIP: 82x60" ISO800

Integration: 1.4 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 11.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 88.98%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3899806

RA center: 2h 20' 39"

DEC center: +57° 9' 46"

Pixel scale: 1.995 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 35.291 degrees

Field radius: 1.732 degrees


Resolution: 5202x3464

Locations: Balkon, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

A classic among the open star clusters and always beautiful to look at: the double cluster NGC 869 and 884.

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NGC 869 & NGC 884: The Double Cluster, 



    
        

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