NGC 1502 - Open Cluster in Camelopardalis

NGC 1502 is an open star cluster that lies approximately 3,400 light years in the constellation of Cameloparadalis. It was discoverey by William Herschel in 1787. It is a young cluster (i.e., approximately 11 million years old). It contains approximately 45 stars, two of which are binaries.

Telescope: Takahashi TOA-130NFB refractor
Camera: Modified Canon 650D (T4i); ISO 1600
Mount:  iOptron CEM60
Guiding: QHY 5L-II on 60mm guide scope
Exposures: 20 @ 5min.
Notes:  Images were focused using the camera's live view and a Bahtinov mask. Exposures were captured, aligned and combined in ImagesPlus. The composite image was adjusted in Photoshop.
Taken from my backyard observatory in southeastern Minnesota on 11/2/21.
   
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