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Astrophotography Gallery > Star Clusters > Open Cluster M47
Date: Sunday, February 10, 2013
Location: Ahwahnee Hills Observatory, California
 
Messier 47, also known as NGC2422, is a large, irregularly-shaped open cluster in the constellation Puppis. The cluster contains approximately 50 stars and lies at a distance of about 1,600 light years from Earth.
 
Mount: Celestron CGEM
Camera: Canon 60D (Stock)
Scope/Lens: Orion Astrograph 8" f/3.9 Newtonian
Guide Scope: Orion ST 80mm f/5 Refractor
Guide Camera: Orion Starshoot Autoguider
 
Exposure #1 (RGB):
   40 x 50 Seconds @ ISO 1600, f/3.9
   15 Darks, 0 Flats/Dark Flats/Bias

 
Integration: 0 Hours, 33 Minutes, 20 Seconds
 
Processing: BackyardEOS, PHD, DeepSkyStacker, Adobe Photoshop CS6
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