ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland

 

  NGC 7419 - Star Cluster in Cepheus

NGC 7419                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

             IMAGE INFORMATION
28 Sep. 2007
40 min. Total
10 min. Sub-Exposures
Unfiltered
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

                      PROCESSING
Data Reduction Using CCDStack
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

                        LOCATION
Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet

 

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This open cluster is perhaps 4.5 KLY distant.  It is a young cluster and contains the largest population of type Be starts, 31 in all, of any know open cluster.  It also contains more giant stars, five in all and all red, than other clusters.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2007

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