Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  Double cluster  ·  NGC 869  ·  NGC 884  ·  The star 7Per
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NGC 869, NGC 884 - Perseus Double Cluster, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker
NGC 869, NGC 884 - Perseus Double Cluster
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NGC 869, NGC 884 - Perseus Double Cluster

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NGC 869, NGC 884 - Perseus Double Cluster, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker
NGC 869, NGC 884 - Perseus Double Cluster
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NGC 869, NGC 884 - Perseus Double Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 200mm f/4 Newtonian astrograph

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ mono

Mounts: CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: KW Telescopes KWIQ Guider

Guiding cameras: QHY5

Software: Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon RGB  ·  Luminance

Accessory: TeleVue Paracorr Type 2


Dates:Sept. 20, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon RGB: 36x117" (1h 10' 12") bin 2x2
Luminance: 12x300" (1h) bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 10' 12"

Avg. Moon age: 20.56 days

Avg. Moon phase: 66.57%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2933802

RA center: 02h20m58s.1

DEC center: +57°0939

Pixel scale: 1.202 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.781 degrees

Field radius: 0.670 degrees


Resolution: 3225x2390

Locations: Hall's Harbour Observatory (H2O), Hall's Harbour, NS, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

Transparency was poor, so open clusters seemed a better idea than nebulae.

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NGC 869, NGC 884 - Perseus Double Cluster, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker

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