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Name / Constellation

NGC 1528

Other: Mel 23; Cr 47; OCl 397

Per

Coordinates AR: 04h 15m 23s - Dec: +51° 12′ 54″
Optics Takahashi FSQ 106N APO Fluorite F5 - 60/220 guiding refractor
Camera-Mount SBIG STF8300M - Orion StarShot Guider - 10Micron GM2000 QCI Mount
Filters Baader LRGB
Exposure
  • Lum
  • Red
  • Green
  • Blue
  • 6 x 180 sec - 18 min
  • 6 x 180 sec - 18 min
  • 6 x 180 sec - 18 min
  • 6 x 180 sec - 18 min
  • UNBINNED
  • BINNING 2X2
  • BINNING 2X2
  • BINNING 2X2
Location / Date Promiod (Valle D'Aosta-Italy) "TLP" Remote Observatory - 31/12/2019
Seeing About 3.8 " @ 2.1 arcosec/pixel unbinned
Note  
Acquisition MaxIm DL - CCD Autopilot 5
Processing Adobe Photoshop CC -
Comment

NGC 1528 is an open cluster in the constellation Perseus. It was discovered by William Herschel in 1790. It is located in the north-eastern part of the constellation, just under 3 degrees north of μ Persei. Less than 1.5° to the southeast is the open cluster NGC 1545 (m = 6.2). The NGC 1528 is clearly visible with 10x50 binoculars. 165 stars are recognised as members of NGC 1528, the brightest of which has apparent magnitude 8.7.