Caldwell 76 (North Up, East Left)
Caldwell 76, also known as NGC 6231 or the “Table of Scorpius” , is an open cluster with ~120 stars in the constellation of Scorpius. It's distance is ~5,900 light-years and it's age ~3 million years.  Its catalog magnitude is 5.8. This image comprises 15 x Luminance (2 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (5, 6 and 5 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 15 degrees over two nights, 8 June and 22 August 2016. The field of view is 32’ x 21’.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 15 September 2018
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