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Contains:  M 37, NGC 2099
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M37, 



    
        

            Jason Hissong
M37
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M37

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Imaging telescope or lens:Stellarvue SV70T

Imaging camera:Atik 420

Mount:Losmandy GM811G

Guiding telescope or lens:Stellarvue F050G

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI 174MM

Focal reducer:Stellarvue SV70T Reducer/Flatener

Software:PixInsight

Filter:Astronomik LRGB 1.25" Type IIc

Accessory:ZWO 7 Pos. Filter Wheel


Dates:March 30, 2018

Frames: 62x120"

Integration: 2.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 98.73%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2003930

RA center: 5h 52' 21"

DEC center: +32° 34' 12"

Pixel scale: 2.668 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.877 degrees

Field radius: 0.751 degrees


Resolution: 1619x1219

Locations: Home, COLUMBUS, OH, United States

Description

One of my favorite open clusters in the constellation Auriga. It is a dense cluster of about 500 stars. The cluster lies about 4500 light years away. Took this in the front yard.

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Undermidnight
Jason Hissong
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons
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M37, 



    
        

            Jason Hissong