NGC 609

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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: 2021-12-03 until 2022-01-01 (5 nights)
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1120mm)
Camera: QSI 660wsg-8 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: L 29x8min / RGB 11x8min each
Exposure time total: 8h 16min