Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Puppis (Pup)  ·  Contains:  M 46  ·  M 47  ·  NGC 2414  ·  NGC 2422  ·  NGC 2423  ·  NGC 2425  ·  NGC 2437  ·  The star 4Pup
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Three clusters in Puppis, 



    
        

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Three clusters in Puppis
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Three clusters in Puppis

Revision title: APOD February 18, 2022

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ 106N
Imaging Cameras
SBIG STXL-16200
Mounts
Software Bisque Paramount MX+
Accessories
SBIG FW8G
Software
Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight · Software Bisque TheSky · CCDWare CCD Autopilot · CCDWare FocusMax V.4
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ 106N

Acquisition details

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5528511

RA center: 07h39m11s.5

DEC center: -14°5125

Pixel scale: 15.180 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 13.641 degrees

Field radius: 2.721 degrees

Resolution: 928x897

Locations: Orion's Belt Remote Observatory, Mayhill, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

Three open clusters in the constellation Puppis. Image field contains M46 lower left with the planetary nebula NGC 2438 along the left upper edge of the cluster, M47 to the right and NGC 2423 at the top. RGB 3,2,2.5 respectively. 5 min subs.

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