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Astrophotography Gallery > Star Clusters > Open Cluster M103
Date: Saturday, August 3, 2013
Location: Courtright Reservoir, CA
Open Cluster M103, also catalogued as NGC581, is the last object that was added by Charles Messier to his catalogue. The open cluster lies in the constellation Cassiopeia and contains about 40 member stars. It is also a very distant open cluster, lying approximately 9,500 light years from Earth.
Mount: Celestron CGEM (Hypertuned)
Camera: Canon 60D (Stock)
Scope/Lens: Orion Astrograph 8" f/3.9 Newtonian
Guide Scope: Orion ST 80mm f/5 Refractor
Guide Camera: Orion Starshoot Autoguider
Exposure #1 (RGB):
   34 x 60 Seconds @ ISO 1600, f/3.9
   15 Darks, 40 Flats/Dark Flats/Bias

Integration: 0 Hours, 34 Minutes, 0 Seconds
Processing: BackyardEOS, PHD, DeepSkyStacker, Adobe Photoshop CS6
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