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Contains:  NGC 884, Double cluster, NGC 869, The star 7Per, The star 8Per
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NGC 869 and 884 Double Cluster, 





    
        

            Stan Smith
NGC 869 and 884 Double Cluster

NGC 869 and 884 Double Cluster

Technical card

Resolution: 3339x2663

Dates:Nov. 25, 2019

Frames:
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

Astrometry.net job: 3132399

RA center: 2h 20' 17"

DEC center: +57° 4' 26"

Pixel scale: 2.163 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 124.545 degrees

Field radius: 1.283

Locations: Home, 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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