NGC 2232

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Object identification (2.5MB)

Object data of NGC2232

Object type: Open star cluster (III2p)
Size: 30'
Magnitude: 3.9 mag
Constellation: Mon
Distance: 1,200 Ly
Notes: NGC 2232 is a bright open star cluster in the constellation Monoceros centred on the star 10 Monocerotis.

Exposure data

Date: 2015-10-15
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Astro-Physics 105 EDFS Traveler f/6
Camera: Canon EOS 500D (ISO 800)
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Exposure time: 13x3min
Exposure time total: 39min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Markus Blauensteiner, Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl)

Image processing by Markus Blauensteiner