Stock 23  -  Pazmino's Cluster

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Object data

Object type: open cluster with dark nebulae
Size: 14'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Cam
Distance: -

Exposure data

Date: 2006-02-02/03
Location: Schlierbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: TeleVue NP101 (4" Apo f=540mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and SBIG Filters
  Binning: L 1x1  /   RGB 2x2
  Exposure time: L 14x12m / R 6x12m / G 6x6m / B 6x6m
Exposure time total: L 2h48min    /   RGB 2h24min

Stock23 and dark nebulae are embedded in faint and extended nebula Sh2-202

Stock23 was originally discovered by Jürgen Stock, and was 'rediscovered' in 1977 by John Pazmino.