Messier 34 in Perseus



12" ASA - LRGB

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© Velimir Popov & Emil Ivanov 2013
Messier 34 (also catalogued NGC 1039) is an open cluster in the constellation Perseus. It is located at a distance of about 1,500 light years from Earth.


Image details:


Center of field RA 02:41:48 (h:m:s)
Center of field DE +42:47:06 (deg:m:s)
Size 1.52 x 1.07 (deg)
Pixel scale: 1.8 (arcsec/pixel)
Orientation: Up is -91.8 degrees E of N
Charts and image details obtained from
Optic(s): ASA 12" Astrograph @ f/3.6 (Newton)
Mount: ASA DDM85 Standard
Camera: SBIG STL 11000 M
Filters: Luminance, Red, Green, Blue, Astronomik filters
Dates/Times: 4.11.2012
Location: IRIDA Observatory, BG, longitude: E 24 44' 18", latitude: N 41 41' 42"
Exp. Details: R:3x5 min, G:3x5 min, B:3x5 min Bin 1,
More details: Dark frames reduction
Processing: PixInsight / PS
Copyright: Velimir Popov and Emil Ivanov 2013. All Rights Reserved
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