Messier 24 (North Up, East Left)
Messier 24 is star cloud in the constellation of Sagittarius, a detached part of the Milky Way, visible to the naked eye.  It lies at a distance of ~10,000 light-years and has a diameter of ~ 6,000 light-years. This image comprises 10 x Luminance (30 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (30, 33 and 25 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 35 degrees on 3 September 2016. The field of view of the image is 32’ x 21’.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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