M47 (NGC 2422)

M47 or NGC 2422 is an open cluster of about 50 stars in the constellation Puppis. M47 is at a distance of about 1,600 light-years from Earth.

Camera Canon 500D Scope GSO 8 RC
Mount EQ6-Pro Guiding WO Megrez 72FD, PHD, QHY5
Exposure 13 x 5 min, total 75 Mins @ ISO 800 Location Donvale
Date 2010-01-29    
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