M 47  -  Wide Field

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Image with 12" Newtonian (f=1120mm)

Object data of M47

Object type: open star cluster (I3m)
Size: 30'
Magnitude: 4.4 mag
Constellation: Pup
Distance: 1,600 Ly
Notes: Open cluster M47 is a coarse cluster of bright stars, and contains about 50 stars in a region 12 light years in diameter.

Exposure data

Date: 2011-01-16
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: TeleVue NP101 (4" Apo f=540mm)
Camera: EOS1000D (ISO400)
Mount: WAM 650
Exposure time: 60x2m
Exposure time total: 2h 00m
Notes: captured in a night near full moon