NGC 869/884 - The Double Cluster
A well-known cluster located on the northern border of the constellation Perseus.

  • RA:2:21
  • Dec: 57:15
  • Size: 14'
  • Magnitude: 5.8
  • Distance: 6000 ly
  • Constellation: Perseus
  • Millennium Star Atlas: Vol. I, p. 46
  • Scope: 8" SCT at f/6.3
  • Autoguider: Handguided
  • Sky conditions: Very clear autumn night with heavy dew
  • Film: Fuji HG 800+
  • Exposure: 30 minutes
  • Date: 9-25-97


This would have turned out better had I framed the shot properly.



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