This shot was taken on 2/09/10, using a Slooh remote-controlled telescope in Dome 2 of their facility in the Canary Islands. The telescope used was a 85mm f/5.6 apochromatic refractor and the camera was a SBIG ST-10XME. This shot is the result of a processed 5 minute exposure.
The open cluster, M34, is about 1,450 light years from earth.
|© Copyright 2010. All rights reserved.|