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The 37 Cluster of Orion

Discussion in 'Astrophotography and Imaging' started by tdsobservatory, Jan 26, 2020.

The 37 Cluster of Orion

Started by tdsobservatory on Jan 26, 2020 at 3:50 AM

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  1. tdsobservatory

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    Dec 13, 2017
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    NGC 2169 is a small open cluster found in the constellation Orion. It is about 3,600 light years away from Earth and is nicknamed "The 37 Cluster", can you see the 37 in the image?

    Tech Specs: Sky-Watcher Esprit 120mm ED Triplet APO Refractor, Celestron CGEM-DX mount (pier mounted), ZWO ASI071MC-Pro running at -25C, 20 x 60 second exposures, GAIN 200, guided using a ZWO ASI290MC and Orion 60mm guide scope. Captured using SharpCap v3.2. Image date: January 1, 2020. Location: The Dark Side Observatory, Weatherly, PA, USA. ngc2169_20min_010120_SWZ1_small.jpg
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