NGC 1528 - Open Cluster in Perseus

NGC 1528 is an open star cluster lying approximately 1530 light years away in the constellation of Perseus. It was discovered by William Herschel in 1790.


Takahashi TOA-130NFB

Camera: Modified Canon 650D; raw capture; ISO 1600
Mount: iOptron CEM 60
Guiding: QHY 5L-II on 60mm guide scope

28 @ 5 min.


Images were focused using the camera's live view and a Bahtinov mask. They were converted in Camera Raw and were aligned and combined in ImagesPlus. The final image was adjusted in Photoshop.


Taken from my backyard observatory in southeastern Minnesota on 10/11/20

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