Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  M 37  ·  NGC 2099
Messier 37 - Salt & Pepper Open Cluster, 



    
        

            Shawn Harvey
Messier 37 - Salt & Pepper Open Cluster
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Messier 37 - Salt & Pepper Open Cluster

Messier 37 - Salt & Pepper Open Cluster, 



    
        

            Shawn Harvey
Messier 37 - Salt & Pepper Open Cluster
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Messier 37 - Salt & Pepper Open Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron NexStar 6SE

Imaging cameras: Canon T2i

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R PRO

Focal reducers: Celestron f6.3 Focal Reducer/Corrector

Software: Stellarium scope  ·  APT  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Baader Moon and Skyglow Filter


Dates:Jan. 27, 2019

Frames: 82x14" (19' 8")

Integration: 19' 8"

Avg. Moon age: 21.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.30%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2698852

RA center: 05h52m29s

DEC center: +32°3524

Pixel scale: 0.437 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 246.611 degrees

Field radius: 0.724 degrees


Resolution: 10404x5852

Data source: Backyard

Description

This was my first attempt capturing an open cluster. Let me know what you think!

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Messier 37 - Salt & Pepper Open Cluster, 



    
        

            Shawn Harvey