Herschel 226 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 226, also known as NGC 2571, is an open cluster cpntaining ~30 stars in the constellation of Puppis.  It lies at a distance of ~6,900 light-years and is ~22 million years old. This image comprises 10 x Luminance (15 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (20, 22 and 18 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 25 degrees on 25 January 2017. The field of view of the image is 34’ x 23’.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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