Herschel 358 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 358, also known as NGC 2215, is an open cluster in the constellation of Monoceros. It contains ~40 stars and lies at a distance of ~3,300 light-years.  It is ~350 million years old. This image comprises 10 x Luminance (20 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue 20, 20 and 16 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 45 degrees on 12 December 2015. The field of view of the image is 31’ x 20’.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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