Friday, 29 August 2014

NGC 7789 - Carolines rose

NGC 7789 / Caroline's rose
Constellation - Cassiopeia
Open cluster
Distance 5900Ly
Mag 6.69

Date 28/8/14
Transparency - poor
SQM 18.64

Telescope - 16" f/4.5
EP - 17mm Nagler x129

Sketch notes
The rose shape was pointing SE to NW and set against a huge amount of background Milky way stars.
Its the shape of the stars that makes this cluster not necessarily its size or brightness.

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