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Observation by Paul Leyland: NGC 7790

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Paul Leyland

Observer

Paul Leyland

Observed

2018 Dec 08 - 23:20

Uploaded

2020 Apr 20 - 15:03

Objects

NGC7790

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Constellation

Cassiopeia

Field centre

RA: 23h58m
Dec: +61°12'
Position angle: -0°02'

Field size

0°08' × 0°06'

Equipment
  • 0.4m Dilworth Relay
  • SBIG-8XE
Exposure

966 seconds in 50 subs of varying length.

Location

Tacande Observatory

Target name

NGC 7790

Title

NGC 7790

About this image

This young open cluster contains three Cepheid variables. Two of them, CE Cas A and CE Cas B, are separated only by 5 arcsec and are not resolved on this image where each pixel is 1.4 arcsec across. The third is CF Cas.  Another indicated star, QX Cas, is an Algol-like eclipsing variable.

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