M 38 and NGC 1907


Messier 38 (also known as NGC 1912) is an open cluster in the constellation Auriga.It is grouped together with M37 and M38 at a distance of about 3,420 light years away from Earth. On the right of M 38 is seen NGC 1907 - a slightly more distant open star cluster around 4,500 light years from Earth.


Technical Details:

Optics: ASA N 12 Astrograph at /6.8
Mount: ASA DDM 85
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Astronomik LRGB filter set
Dates/Times: 24 April 2012
Location: Rozhen
Exposure Details: L = 10 min, R = 10 min; G = 10 min; B = 10 min.
Subexposures: 2 minutes
Acquisition: CCD Soft
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop CS

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