Open Cluster M36 in the constellation Auriga

Open Cluster M36 in the constellation Auriga by Ron Larter

Open Cluster M36 in the constellation Auriga by Ron Larter

Ron Larter

Lowestoft, Suffolk

5″ skywatcher refracter using prime focus with a Canon 450D camera Images stacked using ‘deep sky stacker’and processed with photoshop.

A wonderful, relatively young open cluster of blue stars at a distance of 4,100 light years from the earth. It contains about 60 stars from mag 9 to 14.

2013-07-23T00:00:00

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