h & chi Persei (Double Cluster)

h & chi Persei

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Location / Date

Zellerndorf, 30. September 2011

Telescope / Mount / Guiding

5" f5 Skywatcher Newtonian, Baader MPCC, Skywatcher NEQ6, Lacerta OAG + Mgen

Camera / Exposure

Canon EOS 1000Da, 18 x 15min ISO 200 (4h 30min)


Theli, Fitswork, Photoshop


h Persei (NGC 869) and chi Persei (NGC 884) are two open clusters (Double Cluster), which are close together in the constellation Perseus.

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