Herschel 361 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 361, also known as NGC 2251, is an open cluster cpntaining ~30 stars in the constellation of Monoceros.  It lies at a distance of ~5,000 light-years and is ~300 million years old. This image comprises 10 x Luminance (15 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 on 24 January 2017. The field of view of the image is 34’ x 23’.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 16 November 2018
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