Location of Photo:
OCA Anza Dark Sky Site
Date/Time of photo:
Celestron 80ED Refractor w/Williams Optics .8 Focal Reducer Canon 20d Losmandy G-11 w/Gemini Meade10"SCT as guide scope SBIG STV sutoguider
The Double Cluster is the common name for the open clusters NGC 884 and NGC 869, which are near each other in the constellation Perseus. A beautiful telescopic and photographic object that is visible by the naked eye from dark skies. Somehow Messier missed this one.