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#1 Dan Crowson

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 03:56 PM

NGC 2420 (Collinder 154, Melotte 69 and others) is a Trumpler class I 2 r open cluster located approximately 8,100 light-years away in Gemini.

Luminance – 12x300s – binned 1x1 – 60 minutes
RGB – 8x180s – 24 minutes each – binned 2x2

132 minutes total exposure – 2 hours 12 minutes

Imaged February 11th, 2019 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.c...1445163/sizes/l

 

See the link above because the attached image has been down-sampled.

 

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#2 chrysalis

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 05:24 PM

Great image of a very nice visual object!



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Posted 16 February 2019 - 06:19 PM

Nice job Dan, so crisp and natural looking. Those dark skies really help.




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