NGC 559  +  LDN 1325

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Object data of NGC559

Object type: open star cluster (II2m)
Size: 4.4'
Magnitude: 9.5 mag
Constellation: Cas
Distance: 4,100 Ly
Notes: NGC 559 is the open star cluster near the top border in the above image. Below one can find the dark nebulae LDN 1325 and LDN 1326.

Exposure data

Date: 2012-12-12
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1120mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and Baader Filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: AOK WAM650move
Exposure time: L 25x6m / R 6x6m / G 6x6m / B 6x6m
Exposure time total: 4h 18m