Gem Cluster

NGC 3293, an open cluster in Carina.

Image Details:

Exposure: 1 x 15 sec  ISO 2000
Gear: Meade LX-90, 2000mm f/l, f/10, 0.62 reducer, Canon EOS 60D. No filter.
Location: Leumeah, NSW
Date: 2017-05-05

Object Details:

NGC 3293
Visual magnitude: +4.7
Apparent diameter: 6 arc-min
Actual diameter: 13.2 light years
Distance: 7,600 light years


Image © R.Powell


 

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