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M37 - 8.11.2021 at 21.15 - 8.11.2021 at 21.17 Janakkala, Tervakoski Observation number 102076

Visibility III / V

Petri Kuossari, Riihimäen tähtit. yhdistys

The main focus of the evening was the Asteroid 2002 AW34 crossing, which I noticed and the result was negative. After scientific work, I decided to test a new optolong L-Pro filter, in Figure M37 an open constellation in the constellation of the Driver.



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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • M37
  • Constellation
    • Auriga
  • Darkness
    • Excellent
  • Seeing
    • Excellent
  • Star clusters and asterisms
    • Open cluster info

      Open cluster is an irregular group of tens or hundreds of stars. It can be visible as separate stars or a bit fuzzy spot with small instrument.

      There is the open cluster M52 on the right edge of the image. The red emission nebula is the Bubble Nebula. Image Jyrki Grönroos.

       

      The open cluster M45 aka Pleyades. Image Juha Parvio.

       

      The pair of the open clusters NGC 869 and NGC 884 aka the Double Cluster in Perseus. Image Lauri Kangas.

       

      M34 is also an open cluster in Perseus. Image Teppo Laitinen.

       

      The Wild Duck Cluster M11 is an exceptional dense open cluster. Image Jaakko Asikainen.

       

       

      The Ptolemy's Cluster M7 is located in a rich-star area of The Milky Way in Sagittarius. Image Toni Veikkolainen.

Technical information

eVscope, exposure 2min, Optolong L-Pro

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