Thursday, August 25, 2011

M37 In Auriga

This is M37, a beautiful open cluster in the constellation Auriga.

I took this shot with my Nikon D3000 and a Celestron 11" Schmitt-Cassegrain telescope, effectively a 2800mm, f/10 prime-focus lens. ISO 1600 and a 30 second exposure. I think I could really sharpen these shots up with an autoguider. Perhaps when I go back to work.

Posted by Dave

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