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Contains:  10 Per, 7 chi Per, 8 Per, B201, Double cluster, Misam, NGC 869, NGC 884, NGC869, NGC884, The star 7Per, The star 8Per, chi Persei Cluster, h Persei Cluster
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NGC 869 and 884 Double Cluster, 


            Stan Smith
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NGC 869 and 884 Double Cluster

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Dates:Nov. 25, 2019

Optolong Blue 1.25": 25x30" bin 1x1
Optolong Green 1.25": 25x30" bin 1x1
Optolong Lum 1.25": 25x30" bin 1x1
Optolong Red 1.25": 25x30" bin 1x1

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.70%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 3521610

RA center: 2h 20' 19"

DEC center: +57° 4' 30"

Pixel scale: 2.425 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -124.839 degrees

Field radius: 1.292 degrees

Resolution: 3000x2397

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

Data source: Backyard


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, 


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