M47

M47-LRGB-2d4ada8


Dan Crowson

Animas, New Mexico

Imaged March 10th and April 2nd and 3rd, 2016 from Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

LRGB – https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/26412121573/sizes/l

M47 (NGC 2422) is an open cluster of about 50 stars located approximately 1,600 light-years away in Puppis.

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1×1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2×2

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

2016-04-03T00:00:00

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