Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  38 omi Per  ·  Atik  ·  B3  ·  B4  ·  IC 348  ·  IC348  ·  The star οPer  ·  omi Per Cloud
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IC 348 and Barnard 3, 



    
        

            Gary Imm
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IC 348 and Barnard 3

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IC 348 and Barnard 3, 



    
        

            Gary Imm
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IC 348 and Barnard 3

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TOA-130NFB

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 174 MM Mini

Software: Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Pixinsight  ·  Stark Labs PHD2 2.6.3

Filters: Chroma Red 2" unmounted  ·  Chroma Blue 2" unmounted  ·  Chroma Green 2" unmounted  ·  Chroma Luminance 2" unmounted

Accessory: ZWO M68 OAG  ·  ZWO EFW 2″X7  ·  Takahashi Flattener TOA-67  ·  Feathertouch Focuser Boss II Electronic Focusing Control


Dates:Feb. 13, 2021Feb. 14, 2021

Frames:
Chroma Blue 2" unmounted: 30x120" (gain: 0.00) -20C bin 1x1
Chroma Green 2" unmounted: 30x120" (gain: 0.00) -20C bin 1x1
Chroma Luminance 2" unmounted: 60x120" (gain: 0.00) -20C bin 1x1
Chroma Red 2" unmounted: 30x120" (gain: 0.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.39%


Astrometry.net job: 4321161

RA center: 3h 42' 7"

DEC center: +31° 52' 37"

Pixel scale: 1.548 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.324 degrees

Field radius: 0.990 degrees


Resolution: 3786x2619

Locations: Backyard (Mag 20.8 - Bortle 4.5), Onalaska, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This image is taken in the constellation of Perseus at a declination of +32 degrees.

At upper left is the reflection nebula (vdB 19) and star cluster (IC 348), located 1000 light years away. The cluster contains about 400 stars, with 15 of these being larger than our sun. I like the blue, purple, magenta, and orange light shading throughout the region. Just above this star forming region in the image is the bright 3.8 magnitude star Omicron Persei.

At the right center of the image is the dark nebula Barnard 3. The bottom half of the image is Barnard 4, which is much lighter than Barnard 3 but still powerful enough to block out most of the stars behind it.

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