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Contains:  NGC 2438, M 46, NGC 2437
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Messier 46 and NGC 2438, 


            WJM Observatory
Messier 46 and NGC 2438

Messier 46 and NGC 2438

Technical card

Resolution: 800x531

Dates:Jan. 18, 2015

Frames: 30x600"

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.92% job: 592350

RA center: 7h 41' 34"

DEC center: -14° 48' 28"

Pixel scale: 2.276 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.670 degrees

Field radius: 0.304

Locations: William J. Maloney Observatory, Pontotoc, Texas, United States


Messier 46 and NGC 2438 together for the first time on my camera sensor. I have seen them many times visually but never attempted them photographically until a few months ago.



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Messier 46 and NGC 2438, 


            WJM Observatory