Melotte 111  -  Coma Star Cluster

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Object identification (2.7MB)

Image with Baader Apo95 (f=590mm)

Object data of Melotte111

Object type: Open star cluster (III 3 r)
Size: 450'
Magnitude: 1.8mag
Constellation: Com
Distance: 280 Ly
Notes: The Coma Star Cluster (also known as Melotte 111) is a small but nearby open cluster located in the constellation Coma Berenices. The cluster contains about 40 brighter stars and is approximately 450 million years old.

Exposure data

Date: 2022-04-28
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: Vixen FL55SS with flattener (f=312mm)
Camera: EOS6D (ISO 800)
Mount: WAM 650move
Exposure time: 24x5min
Exposure time total: 2h00min