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    IC361
       Open Cluster in Camelopardalis 
       RA:04h 16m 58s  Dec: +58 11' 03" Distance ~3600 ly  Size - ~7.2 arc min

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There isn't much info on IC361 (Melotte 24). The reddish hues of the cluster are caused by galactic dust as viewed from our vantage point.

Location & Date
Backyard, Abbott Observatory- Long Island, NY,  November 2021
Telescope
TMB130SS F/7 APO, Moonlite focuser, Losmandy G11 Gemini
Image scale 1.54 arcsec/pixel
Camera
SBIG ST-10XME
Baader  LRGB  filters
CCD temp -10C
Exposures
Lum-25x2m   Red-12x2m  Green-12x2m  Blue-12x2min Bin 1x1
Planning & Acquisition
Image planning - Sequence Generator Pro
Image acquisition - Sequence Generator Pro w/PinPoint & PHD2 (guiding)
Processing
CCDStack -  Calibration, debloom, align, stacking, deconvolution
Adobe Photoshop -   L+RGB combine, Noise reduction, JPEG conversion