Herschel 390 and Messier 47 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 390, also known as NGC 2422 and Messier 47, is an open cluster in the constellation of Puppis.  It has a diameter of ~16 light-years, lies at a distance of ~1,800 light-years and is ~78 million years old.  This image comprises 10 x Luminance (10 seconds each) and 4 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 40 degrees on 10 December 2015. The field of view of the image is 29’ x 19’.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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