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Caldwell C96 - NGC2516 - The Diamond Cluster/Southern Beehive, 





    
        

            Geoff Scott
Caldwell C96 - NGC2516 - The Diamond Cluster/Southern Beehive

Caldwell C96 - NGC2516 - The Diamond Cluster/Southern Beehive

Technical card

Resolution: 4641x3318

Dates:Feb. 3, 2017

Frames: 13x120" ISO800

Integration: 0.4 hours

Darks: ~146

Flats: ~17

Bias: ~32

Avg. Moon age: 6.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.40%

Temperature: 20.00

Astrometry.net job: 1436328

RA center: 119.480 degrees

DEC center: -60.647 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.041 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.175 degrees

Field radius: 0.825 degrees

Locations: Perth Observatory, Bickley, Western Australia, Australia

Data source: Traveller

Description

A circumpolar open cluster in the constellation of Carina. The Diamond Cluster or NGC 2516 got its name because it is so clear and is easily visible even without a telescope. It is also referred to as the Southern Beehive cluster.

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Caldwell C96 - NGC2516 - The Diamond Cluster/Southern Beehive, 





    
        

            Geoff Scott

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