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M46 - Open Star Cluster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Object Open Star Cluster (M46), with Planetary Nebula (NGC2438), in Puppis
  Telescope (Photo) Meade LX200GPS 12 SCT @ f/6.3
  Telescope (Guiding) Meade LX200GPS 12" SCT @ f/6.3 (off-axis)
  Camera (Photo) Canon 20Da DSLR
  Camera (Guiding) Meade DSI Pro II w/PHD Guiding
  Exposure Detail Median combination of 15 images at 60 seconds each, ISO400; RAW file conversion, full calibration (bias, flat, dark), and initial image processing using ImagesPlus 2.82; final image processing using Photoshop CS3
  Location Private Property at Chiefland Astronomy Village, Florida
(N29.406, W82.860)
  Date 11/05/07