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M47 - Open Cluster




This shot was taken on 2/03/10, 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 APO refractor and the camera was a SBIG ST-2000XM. This shot is the result of a processed 5 minute exposure.



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The open cluster, M47, is about 1,550 light years from earth.









 

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