Collinder 399   -   Coat Hanger

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DSLR widefield image of NGC6802 (f=540mm)

Object data of Collinder399

Object type: asterism
Size: 60'
Constellation: Vul
Distance: 400 Ly

It is assumed that Cr399, which is also called the 'coat hanger',  is not a real open star cluster, but an asterism. East of Collinder399 one can find a real open star cluster: NGC6802.

Exposure data

Date: 2009-08-16
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: Rubinar300 (2.5" Maksutov Cassegrain f=300mm)
Camera: EOS1000D (ISO400)
Mount: Astrotrac TT320X
Exposure time: 34x2m
Exposure time total: 1h 08m