Open Cluster M36 in the constellation Auriga


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.