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T76 - PUP

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Large, rich, distinct open cluster with Eiffel Tower shape, or flower blossom with 4 petals. Very nice.

Object Information

Name T76 - PUP
Type Open Cluster
Constellation Puppis
Catalogue NGC 2539

Acquisition / Processing

Exposure All TAAS Objects:
FOV = About 1 degree in width
All faint objects are L - 6 x 600 sec Bin 1 = 1 Hr.
All bright objects are L - 6 x 300 sec Bin 1 - 0.5 Hr.
Telescope AP 160 @ f7.7
Camera SBIG ST-8300
Guiding SBIG SG4 / Tak 90
Mount AP 900GTO
Filters Astrodon-Gen 1 LRGB
Location San Pedro Creek, NM
Date March 13, 2011

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