11 posts • Page 1 of 1. jthommes Orion Spur Ambassador Articles: 0 Posts: 605 Joined: Tue May 21, 2019 4:52 am 1 Location: San Diego TSS Photo of the Day. A double star cluster in Perseus. Latest from Orion’s Belt Remote Observatory for November 2020 includes 2 new projects started on Pier 2. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav5n=MSFPpreload("_derived/OpenClusters.htm_cmp_astro2010_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav5h=MSFPpreload("_derived/OpenClusters.htm_cmp_astro2010_hbtn_a.gif"); } Double Cluster in Perseus Archives . catalog references for these clusters are NGC 884 (left) and NGC 869 (right). Image: Rawastrodata (Nikon D300 camera on an 8″ Newtonian reflector) The Double Cluster occupies a total area of 60 arc minutes of apparent sky, which is twice the size of a full Moon. It consists of the 2 open star clusters NGC (New General Catalog) 869 and 884. Double Cluster. or. Horizontal FOV is 90'. or. var a=new Image(); a.src=img; return a; Poster Print (33 x 23): Amazon.ca: Home & Kitchen. // --> , CLICK clusters are in association with each other at only a few hundred light years function MSFPpreload(img) Posts. I took two images of the Double Cluster with Comet Hartley: one at around 9:30PM EDT the evening of October 7, and another at 3:30AM EDT the morning of October 8, when it passed the closest to the Double Cluster from my perspective. (parseInt(navigator.appVersion) >= 3 )) || The Double Cluster (NGC 869 and NGC 884) in Perseus. Also known as h & Chi Persei or NGC 869 and NGC 884, these two adjadent star clusters herald the cold winter months in the norhern hemisphere. BandPage. The Double Cluster in Perseus The Double Cluster in Perseus (NGC 869 and NGC 884) are two open clusters in the constellation Perseus. CLICK ON IMAGE FOR FULL SIZE VIEW. The Double Cluster (also known as Caldwell 14) consists of the open clusters NGC 869 and NGC 884 (often designated h Persei and χ Persei, respectively), which are close together in the constellation Perseus. You may not copy, publish, or use this image except for sample layout ('comp') use only. Extraordinary Imagery. Dreamstime is the world`s largest stock photography community. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav1n=MSFPpreload("_derived/home_cmp_astro2010_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav1h=MSFPpreload("_derived/home_cmp_astro2010_hbtn_a.gif"); } // -->