Herschel 375 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 375, also known as NGC 2169, is an open cluster containing ~30 stars in the constellation of Orion.  It lies at a distance of ~3,600 light-years and is ~50 million years old.  This image comprises 10 x Luminance (8 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (12, 12 and 9 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 65 degrees over two nights, 27 January 2017. The field of view of the image is 32’ x 21’.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 10 July 2018
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