Messier 36

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Object data of M36

Object type: open cluster (I 3 r)
Size: 12'
Magnitude: 6.0 mag
Constellation: Aur
Distance: 4,300 Ly

Exposure data

Date: 2008-01-29
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: TeleVue NP101 (4" Apo f=540mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and SBIG Filters
  Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
  Exposure time: L 36x2m / R 8x8m / G 8x4m / B 8x4m
Exposure time total: 3h 20m

high clouds and fog during exposure