Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  NGC 869  ·  NGC 884  ·  chi Persei Cluster  ·  h Persei Cluster
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DOUBLE CLUSTER (NGC 869 and NGC 884), 



    
        

            Drew Evans
DOUBLE CLUSTER (NGC 869 and NGC 884)
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DOUBLE CLUSTER (NGC 869 and NGC 884)

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DOUBLE CLUSTER (NGC 869 and NGC 884), 



    
        

            Drew Evans
DOUBLE CLUSTER (NGC 869 and NGC 884)
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DOUBLE CLUSTER (NGC 869 and NGC 884)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Explore Scientific FCD100 Series 127mm f/7.5 CF Triplet ED APO Refractor Telescope
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI 2600 MC Pro
Accessories
ZWO AsiAir Pro · ZWO EAF Electronic Auto Focuser · QHYCCD Polemaster · ZWO OAG M68
Software
Lightroom CC · PixInsight · AstroPixel Processor
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI174MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 28, 2021
Frames:
103x60" (1h 43')
Integration:
1h 43'
Avg. Moon age:
23.12 days
Avg. Moon phase:
39.78%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5280074

RA center: 02h20m35s.5

DEC center: +57°0849

Pixel scale: 1.157 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 220.104 degrees

Field radius: 0.732 degrees

Resolution: 3703x2656

Locations: Home, Flagstaff, Arizona, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Captured with 1.72 hours in OSC in Bortle Class 4 skies near downtown Flagstaff, Arizona.

OTA: Explore Scientific FCD100 Series 127mm f/7.5 Carbon Fiber Triplet ED APO Refractor
Mount: Celestron CGX-L
Camera: ZWO ASI2600MC Pro
Gain: 100
Cooling Temperature: -10 degrees celsius

Filters:
Baader Moon and Skyglow Neodymium Filter

Auto-guiding: ZWO ASI174MM Mini and ZWO M48 OAG
Control: ZWO ASIAIR Pro

Calibrated in Astro Pixel Processor⁣ with darks and flats

Processed in Pixinsight and Lightroom, star refraction spikes added in Photoshop

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DOUBLE CLUSTER (NGC 869 and NGC 884), 



    
        

            Drew Evans