Contains: NGC 2169
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NGC 2169 The "37" Cluster in Orion

Technical card

Resolution: 3986x5954

Dates: Feb. 8, 2018

Frames: 120x30"

Integration: 1.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.07% job: 1927500

RA center: 92.090 degrees

DEC center: 13.982 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.657 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.124 degrees

Field radius: 0.653 degrees


This asterism is really small but it is instantly recognizable. My Tamron pushed to 1200 mm had no trouble solving it.

NGC 2169 is located 3600 light-years away from our system and extends for about 6 light-years.

It's a young cluster, barely ten million years old.



Ray Caro

Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 2169 The "37" Cluster in Orion, 


        Ray Caro