Double Cluster in Perseus:  One of the most stunning sights of Open Clusters can be found in the constellation of Perseus. Two closely spaced bright arrangemants of stars are easily observed with binoculars, a sight hardly to be forgotten.

Object Double Cluster in Perseus
Category Open Clusters
Designation NGC 0869, NGC 0884
Constellation Perseus
Optics Vixen R200SS 8 inch f/4.6 with Televue SBIG Paracorr
Mount Takahashi EM-11
Camera SBIG STL 11000M with internal CFW 5
Exposure 5x2 min (1x1 bin) each Astrodon True Balance RGB filterset, Maxim DL for image acquisition
Calibration Dark + Flat Frame
Guiding Selfguiding
Processing Maxim DL5, Photoshop. Color Code RGB
Location-Date Eningen, Germany - 24 Aug 2009
 
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