NGC 609  -  wide field

70%  resolution (6.4MB)

Object identification (6.4MB)

Image with 12" Newtonian (f=1120mm)

Object data of NGC609

Object type: Open star cluster (II 3 r)
Size: 3.1'
Magnitude: 11.0 mag
Constellation: Cas
Distance: 13,000 Ly
Notes: NGC 609 is an open star cluster in the constellation Cassiopeia. Due to the great distance of 13,000 light-years, the apparent diameter of this open cluster is quite small.

Exposure data

Date: 2021-12-31 + 2022-01-01
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106ED (4" Apo f=530mm)
Camera: Nikon Z6 (ISO 400)
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: 28x6min
Exposure time total: 2h48min