M46 (NGC 2437)

Messier 46 is an open cluster in the constellation Puppis. M46 is about 5,500 light-years away. The planetary nebula NGC 2438 can be seen towards the right of center in this image.

Camera Canon 500D Scope GSO 8 RC
Mount EQ6-Pro Guiding WO Megrez 72FD, PHD, QHY5
Exposure 37 x 5 min, total 185 Mins @ ISO 800 Location Donvale
Date 2010-01-23    
M46 (NGC 2437) Prev Next

Contact me.