Herschel 347 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 347, also known as NGC 2158, is an open cluster in the constellation of Gemini.  It lies at a distance of ~16,000 light-years and is ~3.2 billion years old.  This image comprises 10 x Luminance (30 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (30, 30 and 24 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 75 degrees on 27 January 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 4 November 2018
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