Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  10 Per  ·  7 chi Per  ·  8 Per  ·  B201  ·  Double cluster  ·  Misam  ·  NGC 869  ·  NGC 884  ·  The star 7Per  ·  The star 8Per  ·  chi Persei Cluster  ·  h Persei Cluster
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NGC 869 and 884 Double Cluster, 



    
        

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NGC 869 and 884 Double Cluster

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NGC 869 and 884 Double Cluster, 



    
        

            Stan Smith
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NGC 869 and 884 Double Cluster

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SVX080T-3SV

Imaging cameras: ATIK 490 EX Mono

Guiding cameras: Starlight Express Lodestar X2 Autoguider

Focal reducers: Stellarvue SFFR80T-3SV 0.74 Reducer/Flattener

Software: Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator PRO  ·  Pixinsight  ·  Stark-Labs PHD2

Accessory: ZWO Off-Axis Guider


Dates:Nov. 25, 2019

Frames:
Optolong Blue 1.25": 25x30" (12' 30") bin 1x1
Optolong Green 1.25": 25x30" (12' 30") bin 1x1
Optolong Lum 1.25": 25x30" (12' 30") bin 1x1
Optolong Red 1.25": 25x30" (12' 30") bin 1x1

Integration: 50'

Avg. Moon age: 28.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.70%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


RA center: 02h20m19s.33

DEC center: +57°0430.6

Pixel scale: 2.165 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -124.835 degrees

Field radius: 1.292 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 3359x2683

Locations: DarkSky Observatory (In My Back Yard), Westminster, SC, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Double Cluster is the common name for the open clusters NGC 869 and NGC 884, which are close together in the constellation Perseus. Both visible with the naked eye, NGC 869 and NGC 884 lie at a distance of 7500 light years. -Wikipedia

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NGC 869 and 884 Double Cluster, 



    
        

            Stan Smith

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