NGC 2126

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Object data of NGC2126

Object type: open cluster (III2m)
Size: 6'
Magnitude: 10.2 mag
Constellation: Aur
Distance: 4,000 Lj
Notes: Many background galaxies are visible behind NGC2126.

Exposure data

Date: 2010-03-23
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1120mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and Baader Filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Exposure time: L 30x2m / R 6x5m / G 6x5m / B 6x5m
Exposure time total: 2h 30m
Notes: The exposures were captured with a moon after the first quarter in a distance of 26.