Celestial hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Puppis (Pup)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2451  ·  NGC 2477  ·  PGC 165492  ·  PGC 21669  ·  PGC 21775  ·  PGC 21794  ·  PGC 21826  ·  PGC 21827  ·  PGC 22009  ·  PGC 3081418  ·  PGC 3085099  ·  PGC 3085100  ·  PGC 3085117  ·  PGC 3085127  ·  PGC 3097172  ·  PGC 3098695  ·  PGC 3098699  ·  PGC 3098700  ·  PGC 3098701  ·  PGC 3098703  ·  PGC 3098706  ·  PGC 3098707  ·  PGC 3098710  ·  PGC 601242  ·  PGC 601483  ·  PGC 601932  ·  PGC 602965  ·  PGC 603356  ·  PGC 604076  ·  PGC 604767  ·  And 15 more.
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NGC 2451 & 2477 open cluster pair in Pup, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev
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NGC 2451 & 2477 open cluster pair in Pup

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NGC 2451 & 2477 open cluster pair in Pup, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev
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NGC 2451 & 2477 open cluster pair in Pup

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 6, 2021
Frames:
36×140(1h 24′)
Integration:
1h 24′
Avg. Moon age:
2.53 days
Avg. Moon phase:
7.08%

RA center: 07h48m39s.64

DEC center: -38°1515.6

Pixel scale: 2.062 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.662 degrees

Field radius: 1.430 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3529x3529

File size: 10.7 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

84min integral LRGB exposure of NGC 2451 and NGC 2477 open cluster pair captured remotely using Telescope #5 (Officina Stellare Riccardi-Honders RH200 D = 200mm f/3, FLI Microline 16200) system of ChileScope observatory.

The NGC 2477 (Caldwell 71) is apparently also known as the "Electric guitar cluster" [1]

[1] https://cosmicpursuits.com/1507/ngc-2477-electric-guitar-cluster/

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NGC 2451 & 2477 open cluster pair in Pup, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev