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NGC 869 & NGC 884
Double Star Cluster

Photographs by Matthew T. Russell

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NGC Number:
NGC 869
NGC 884

Constellation:
Perseus

Distance from Earth:
~7,300 Light Years

Visual Magnitude:
4.0

Size:
60 arc minutes

NGC 884

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Date Taken:
12/12/2004

Location:
Black Forest, CO

Equipment:
Takahashi FSQ-106n
Bisque Paramount ME
SBIG STL-11000M

Exposure Specs:
60 minutes total
Lum: 2x15 min
Red: 1x10 min
Grn: 1x10 min
Blu: 1x10 min

Processed with:
MaximDL v4
Adobe Photoshop CS
 

Copyright 2004, Matthew T. Russell. All rights reserved.