The double cluster in Perseus has always been a challenge for me. But when I came across an impressive dark sky, I did my best and this is the result.
I hope you like it.
Object Name: NGC 884 & NGC 889 The double cluster in Perseus
Object Type: Open Cluster
Constellation: Perseus; R.A.: 2h 20m; Dec: 57° 08′
Location: Pelayos de la Presa, Madrid, Spain
Date: April 14th 2015 22:00 h.(CET)
Temperature: 2 ºC
Telescope: Celestron nexstar 5′ S/C.
Eyepiece: 25 mm celestron.
Media: Graphite pencil on white paper. Scanned and then inverted and processed image with GIMP
Regards and clear skies!
3 thoughts on “The double cluster in Perseus”
This is a very fine capture of this double open cluster.
Very nice sketch of the double cluster, not an easy sketch to do. I really like the differing magnitude stars and appearance as if you are looking through a telescope. Well done!
Frank, Cindy, thanks for your comments.