Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Part of the constellation Perseus (Per)  ·  The star 34Per  ·  The star 3Cam  ·  The star 48Per  ·  The star 53Per  ·  The star Mirfak (αPer)  ·  The star δPer  ·  The star λPer  ·  The star μPer  ·  The star σPer  ·  The star ψPer
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Alpha Persei Cluster Region (Widefield), 



    
        

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Alpha Persei Cluster Region (Widefield), 



    
        

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Alpha Persei Cluster Region (Widefield)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135mm ED UMC F/2

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 6D

Mounts: AstroTrac TT320X-AG

Software: PixInsight 1.8


Dates:Aug. 19, 2020

Frames: 54x120"

Integration: 1.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.22%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3893773

RA center: 4h 0' 6"

DEC center: +51° 33' 21"

Pixel scale: 10.348 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.712 degrees

Field radius: 9.460 degrees


Resolution: 5478x3648

Locations: Sierra de Hornachos, Hornachos, Badajoz, Spain

Data source: Traveller

Description

Located at the right bottom in this framing, Alpha Per moving cluster (Per OB3 association) is magnificent through binoculars. This region also includes some HII regions and a very interesting "chain" of dark nebulas in Camelopardalis, that may well deserve a revisit at longer focal length.

135mm, f/2.8, ISO2000
54x 120s

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