M39 Cluster

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Jaspal Chadha

London

Equipment
Altair Astro RC 250TT with Astrophysics reducer
QHY9S MONO CCD
Ioptron CEM60 mount
Chroma Technology filters
Luminance 5 x 300 seconds
Red 8 x 120 seconds
Green 8 x 120 seconds
Blue 8 x 120 seconds

M39 is 800 light years distant, and its stars are about 300 million years old. It has between 30 and 50 stars forming an attractive triangular shape.

Captured the following Galaxy 2MASX J21305323+4813559 and the fuzzy below it is Radio 71P 61 (confirmed via NED – NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database )

2015-06-23T00:00:00

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