NGC 366  -  Wide Field

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Image with 12" Newtonian (f=1120mm)

Object data of NGC366

Object type: open star cluster (II3m)
Size: 4'
Magnitude: 12.0 mag
Constellation: Cas
Distance: 5,800 Ly
Notes: NGC366 is a small open star cluster in constellation Cassiopeia.

The golden-yellow color of NGC366 is a consequence of the reddening of the star light by dust: E(B-V) = 1.26 mag.

Exposure data

Date: 2011-01-16
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: TeleVue NP101 (4" Apo f=540mm)
Camera: EOS1000D (ISO400)
Mount: WAM 650
Exposure time: 99x2m
Exposure time total: 3h 18m
Notes: captured in a night near full moon