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Date/Location October 25, 2013 KEASA Observatory, Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii
Camera and Settings SBIG STF-8300C CCD Camera -10°C
Telescope 8-inch f/8 Ritchey–Chrétien Cassegrain with a 0.8x focal reducer/field flattener
Mount Paramount ME
Exposure 60 minutes (6 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Images Plus 3.0, Photoshop
Other Mag. 7.4 open cluster in Cassiopeia 5 arc min in diameter. The bright star on the upper right hand side of the cluster is actually a foreground star that is brighter than the combined magnitude of the cluster.
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