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Double the pleasure - the Perseus Sword Handle

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Observer
Nick Hewitt
Time of observation
01/11/2015 - 00:01
Object
NGC 869 & NGC 884
Observing location
Northampton
Equipment
William Optics 81mm GT triplet
Canon DSLR 60a
EQ6 mount
Exposure
18 x 2 mins at ISO 1000
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Yes, a lollipop but no apologies. This pair of distant clusters always refreshes the soul. A reminiscence from a relatively dark, Moon-free night in 2015. The Canon D60a brings out the evolving red giants quite nicely, in contrast to the diamond glitter of the other members.

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