Herschel 388 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 388, also known as NGC 2324, is an open cluster in the constellation of Monoceros. It contains ~70 stars and lies at a distance of ~9,500 light-years.  It is ~660 million 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 55 degrees on 27 January 2017. The field of view of the image is 34’ x 23’.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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