IC 1434

23th September 2004

Open Cluster
Magnitude: 9.0 Size: 6.0'
Right ascension: 22h 10m 41s Declination: +52 51' 29"
Constellation: Lacerta

200mm F5 newtonian @ F3.3, SC1.5 toucam RAW mode.
80mm F5 refractor @ F10 guidescope with SC1 toucam and GuideDog

150x10s frames. Captured in K3, debayered in AVIRaw, stacked in Registax, curves in photoshop.

A rather sprawling open cluster with some defined star lanes. This image was to see what improvments had been made by working on CCD leveling and alignment. Improvements have been noted.

Location: Curdridge, Southampton, UK. 51N 15W.
Details of equipment and method.

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