Herschel 359 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 359, also known as NGC 2232, is an open cluster in the constellation of Monoceros. It contains ~20 stars and lies at a distance of ~1,300 light-years.  It is ~22 million years old. This image comprises 9 x Luminance (10 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (15, 15 and 12 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 55 degrees over two nights, 20 and 21 November 2015. The field of view of the image is 30’ x 20’.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 10 July 2018
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