Herschel 130 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 130, also known as NGC 3802, is an open cluster containing ~50 stars in the constellation of Vulpecula.  It lies at a distance of ~3,300 light-years and is ~1.7 billion years old.  The bright star just outside the field of view in the wide  field image is 6.3 mag HIP 95818. This image comprises 10 x Luminance (30 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (40, 40 and 32 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 75 degrees on 26 June 2017. The fields of view of the images at the top and bottom are 34’ x 23’ and 18’ x 12’ respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 14 August 2018
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