King 5

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Dan Crowson

Animas, New Mexico

Imaged December 18th, 2016 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

LRGB – https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/30917765293/sizes/l

King 5 is a small open cluster consisting of approximately 40 stars – the brightest approximately 13th magnitude – in Perseus.

Luminance – 12x300s – binned 1×1 – 60 minutes
RGB – 8x180s – 24 minutes each – binned 2×2

132 minutes total exposure – 2 hours 12 minutes

2016-12-18T00:00:00

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