IC 1434 - open cluster in Lacerta

  Size: 2000 px      
© Velimir Popov & Emil Ivanov 2018

IC 1434 is an open cluster in the constellation Lacerta. Its distance from Earth is estimated to be about 3000 pc. Recently this open cluster has been studied from IRIDA staff in search for potential Hα emission candidates. The results can be found here . Below is a magnified crop of the cluster itself:


Image details:


Center of field RA 22:10:36 (h:m:s)
Center of field DE +52:49:24 (deg:m:s)
Size 1.69 x 1.12 (deg)
Pixel scale: 1.77 (arcsec/pixel)
Orientation: Up is 248 degrees E of N
Charts and image details obtained from Astrometry.net
Optic(s): ASA 12" Astrograph @ f/3.6 (Newton)
Mount: ASA DDM85 Standard
Camera: SBIG STL 11000 M
Filters: Red, Green, Blue, Astronomik filters
Dates/Times: 17. Aug. 2017
Location: IRIDA Observatory, BG, longitude: E 24 44' 18", latitude: N 41 41' 42"
Exp. Details: R:5x3 min, G:5x3 min, B:5x3 min, Bin 1, Total Exposure Time - 45 min.
More details: Dark and flat frames reduction
Processing: PixInsight / PS
Copyright: Velimir Popov and Emil Ivanov 2013 - 2018. All Rights Reserved
e-mail: info@irida-observatory.org
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