NGC 2112 (LRGB)

NGC 2112 (LRGB) by Dan Crowson, Missouri, USA. Equipment: SBIG ST-8300M, Astro-Tech AT90EDT.

Dan Crowson


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

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

Imaged on January 10th and 12th, 2016 at the Danville Conservation Area (New Florence, Missouri) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.

NGC 2112 (Collinder 76) is a magnitude 9.1 open cluster located approximately 2,800 lightyears away in Orion. It is obscured by Barnard’s Loop so it would be difficult to see visually.