NGC 884 and NGC 869
Posted by HrAstro
Equipment and other photo info:
Picture taken on October 30th, 2010.
Location: Ogulinec, Croatia, Europe
Triplet APO 115/800, QHY8, TS OAG9mm, QHY5 guiding camera
Exposure time: 14x300sec
Mount: EQ6 Vis upgreded to EQ6 SynScan
Processing software: Nebulosity, FixFits, DeepSkyStacker, PixInsight 1.0, Photoshop CS4
The Double Cluster is the common name for the naked-eye open clusters NGC 884 and NGC 869, which are close together in the constellation Perseus.
More information about this object at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_Cluster