NGC 2477  -  Wide field

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Image with AP175

Image with RCOS 14.5"

Object data of NGC2477

Object type: Open star cluster (I3r)
Size: 20'
Magnitude: 5.0mag
Constellation: Pup
Distance: 3,600 Ly
Notes: NGC 2477 is probably the finest of the galactic clusters in Puppis. It contains about 300 stars, and was discovered by Lacaille in 1751. The cluster's age has been estimated at about 700 million years.

Exposure data

Date: 2014-02-23
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L @ f/3.5 + mechanical stopper
Camera: EOS6D (ISO1600)
Mount: Astrotrac TT320X
Exposure time: 105x2min
Exposure time total: 3h30min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Wolfgang Leitner and Herbert Walter)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl