Messier 67 – Open Cluster

On the same night that I imaged Messier 44 I decided to hop over to another nearby open cluster: Messier 67.  While M44 appears three times larger, both of these open clusters are estimated to be of roughly the same size, but M67 happens to be 5 to 6 times farther away.

Click on the image to get the full image, it’s scaled and cropped below.

Open Cluster Messier 67 Benoit Guertin

Open Cluster Messier 67
Benoit Guertin

Telescope: Sky-Watcher 80ED
Camera: Canon XTi (ISO 400)
Image: 19 x 30sec

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