The Double Star Cluster in Perseus

The Double Star Cluster in Perseus

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The Double Star Cluster in Perseus is well placed high in the sky during the early evenings of October. It is easily visible to the naked eye on a clear dark night and becomes a mesmerizing collection of jewel-like stars resembling blue-white diamonds and golden orbs of fire through even just a small telescope.



Date Imaged       :

October 23, 2012

Lens       :

Borg 77ED f/5.5

Camera       :

Nikon D7000

Exposure       :

1.5 minutes at ISO 4600

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio