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Contains:  The star φ2Ori, The star Meissa (λOri), The star φ1Ori
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Collinder 69, 


            K. Schneider
Collinder 69

Collinder 69

Technical card

Resolution: 2583x3536

Dates:March 21, 2019

Frames:Astronomik CLS CCD EOS Clip: 22x100" ISO400

Integration: 0.6 hours

Darks: ~12

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 15.27 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.72%

Temperature: 10.00 job: 2597017

RA center: 5h 34' 58"

DEC center: +9° 47' 27"

Pixel scale: 2.174 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 5.751 degrees

Field radius: 1.322

Locations: Garden, Zwingenberg, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Cr 69 is a true open cluster, its brightest star is Lambda Orionis, Orion's head. The cluster hosts about 40 stars at a distance of 1300 - 1400 Lj. Just the right object for a full moon night.



K. Schneider
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Collinder 69, 


            K. Schneider