NGC 957 is an open star cluster
that lies approximately 5,900 light years in the constellation of
Perseus. It is a young cluster (i.e., approximately 11 million years
old) that contains several massive blue stars.
Canon 650D (T4i); ISO 1600
5L-II on 60mm guide scope
18 @ 5min.
were focused using the camera's live view and a Bahtinov mask. Exposures
were captured, aligned and combined in ImagesPlus. The composite image
was adjusted in Photoshop.
Taken from my backyard observatory in southeastern Minnesota on 9/4/21.