Location of Photo:
Rancho Hidalgo, NM
Date/Time of photo:
December 13, 2010 7-11pm
Telescope: TEC-140 Camera: SBIG ST-8300M Mount: AP900 GTO L(10x3min), R(6x5min), G(6x5min), B(6x5min) all binned 1x1
The double cluster in Perseus is one of the most popular open clusters in the night sky. The two clusters NGC 869 and 884 are about 6800 and 7600 light years from Earth, respectively.