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Gallery: Star Clusters
2012
Messier 44; Praesepe or Beehive Cluster

Date: March 25, 2012
Exposure: 30 minutes  (6x5 min), ISO 800, 40 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Wateren (Spring Star Party), The Netherlands
NGC 6939; Open Cluster in Cepheus

Date: March 23 and 24, 2012
Exposure: 2 hours 30 min  (15x10 min), ISO 800, 40 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Wateren (Spring Star Party), The Netherlands

NGC 2244; Open Cluster in The Rosetta

Date: January 17, and 18, 2012
Exposure: 2 hours 30 min (15x 10 min), ISO 800, 5 Darks, 20 Bias, and 13 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
2011

Messier 52; Open Cluster in Cassiopeia

Date: August 5, 2011
Exposure: 1 hour 30 min (18x 5 min), ISO 1600, 24 Darks, 20 Bias, and 40 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Die, France
NGC 7142; Open Cluster in Cepheus

Date: July  4,  and 9, 2011
Exposure: 5 hours 30 min (34 + 32x 5 min), ISO 1600, 18 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
Messier 13; The Great Hercules Cluster

Date: May 3, and  4, 2011
Exposure: 5 hours 30 min (19 + 36x 5 min), ISO 1600, 18 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Exposure Core: 36 min (36x 1 min), ISO 1600, 18 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats
Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
2010
NGC 884 and NGC 869; The Double Cluster in Perseus

Date: November 28, 2010
Exposure: 1 hour (12x 5 min), ISO 800, 6 Darks, and 20 Bias

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Canon 350D 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
Messier 45; The Pleiades

Date: September 5, 2010
Exposure: 1 hour 30 min (18x 5 min), ISO 1600, 24 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Canon 350D
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
NGC 6939; Open Cluster in Cepheus

Date: September 4, and 5, 2010
Exposure: 2 hours (24x 5 min), ISO1600, 24 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton
@F/5
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Canon 350D
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
Messier 16; Open Cluster in The Eagle Nebula

Date: July 30, and 31, 2010
Exposure: 1 hour 30 min (18x 5 min), ISO 1600, 6 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Canon 350D
Location: Nyons, France
Messier 52; Open Cluster in Cassiopeia

Date: July 28, 2010
Exposure: 1 hour (12x 5 min), ISO 1600, 7 Darks, 20 Bias, and 4 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Canon 350D
Location: Nyons, France
Messier 21; Open Cluster in Sagittarius

Date: July 19, and 20, 2010
Exposure: 1 hour (12x 5 min), ISO 1600, 4 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Canon 350D
Location: Nyons, France

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