King 7  -  Wide field

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Object identification (3.7MB)

Image with 12" Newtonian (f=1120mm)

Object data of King7

Object type: Open star cluster (I2r)
Size: 5'
Magnitude: Brightest star 16mag
Constellation: Per
Distance: 7,000 Ly
Notes: King 7 is an open star cluster in the constellation Perseus, about 7,000 light years distant. This open star cluster is strongly reddened by interstellar dust: E(B-V) = 1.25mag.

Exposure data

Date: 2016-10-31 until 2017-01-27 (4 nights)
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106ED (4" Apo f=530mm)
Camera: EOS6D (ISO400)
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: 54x6min
Exposure time total: 5h 24min
Notes: High clouds