Herschel 333 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 333, also known as NGC 1027, is an open cluster containing ~40 stars in the constellation of Cassiopeia.  It lies at a distance of ~3,300 light-years and is ~350 million years old.  The bright star at the centre of the cluster is magnitude 7 SAO 12402. This image comprises 15 x Luminance (15 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (15, 15 and 12 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 55 degrees on 8 September 2016. The field of view of the image is 32’ x 21’.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 8 October 2018
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