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Contains:  NGC 2438, M 46, NGC 2437
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Messier 46 - A really fast rendition, 


            Miles Zhou
Messier 46 - A really fast rendition

Messier 46 - A really fast rendition

Technical card

Resolution: 2160x2084

Dates:Dec. 11, 2016

Frames: 5x60"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 11.87 days

Avg. Moon phase: 90.81% job: 1655551

RA center: 7h 41' 44"

DEC center: -14° 48' 25"

Pixel scale: 1.094 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.100 degrees

Field radius: 0.456

Locations: iTelescope - SSO, Coonabarabran, NSW, Australia


Messier 46, also known as NGC 2437, is an open cluster in the constellation Puppis. The planetary nebula NGC 2438 appears to lie within the cluster, but is most likely unrelated. This is a really fast 5 minutes integration.



Miles Zhou
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Messier 46 - A really fast rendition, 


            Miles Zhou