NGC 2367

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Object identification (1.7MB)

Object data of NGC2367

Object type: Open star cluster (II3m)
Size: 3.5'
Magnitude: 7.9 mag
Constellation: CMa
Distance: 6,500 Ly
Notes: NGC 2367 is an open cluster in the constellation Canis Major. It is embedded in the faint emission nebula LBN 1054 (= RCW 14).

Near the top right corner of the above image one can find a small reddish planetary nebula. It is PN M 1-12, which was discovered by Minkowski in 1946.

Exposure data

Date: 2014-03-08
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: TEC RC 20" f/9 with corrector (f=4492mm)
Camera: FLI PL16803 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1600GTO
Exposure time: L 40x2min / R 10x2min / G 10x2min / B 10x2min
Exposure time total: 2h 20min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Wolfgang Leitner and Herbert Walter)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl

Bright moon during exposure