M 47

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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: March 2014
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: RCOS 14.5" f/9
Camera: FLI PL16070 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Exposure time: L 8x2min / R 5x2min / G 5x2min / B 5x2min
Exposure time total: 46min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Herbert Walter, Wolfgang Leitner, Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl)

Image processing by Herbert Walter