The top image is a sum of 5 3 minute exposures with a Tak TOA-130F
located at the Red Observatory. The scope was equipped with an SBIG STL-4000xcm.
The scope is mounted on an AP 1200 mount.
The AP 1200 is mounted on a Pier-Tech 3 Adjustable Telescope Pier within a Star Traveler Mobile Observatory.
Clouds decided to come through and ruin what the weather people had predicted to be a fine night.
The image was guided with the interal guider at 10 sec intervals. The image was collected using Equinox Image.
The image was processed using the 64 bit version of iCCD.
The bottom two images indicate the location of NGC 7789 and come from a plate solve at astrometry.net
NGC 7789 is an open cluster that subtends an angle of 16'. It is located approximately 8000 light years from the earth.
The cluster is approximately 1.6 billion years old.