M 34

Messier 34 (also catalogued NGC 1039) is an open cluster in the constellation Perseus. It is located at a distance of about 1,500 light years from Earth. This image is taken remotely from the remote controlled IRIDA Observatory .


Technical Details:

Optics: ASA N12 Astrograph at F/3.6
Mount: ASA DDM 85
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Astronomik LRGB filter set
Dates/Times: 4 November 2012
Location: Rozhen, IRIDA Remote Observatory
Exposure Details: R = 15 min., G = 15 min., B = 15 min.
Subexposures: 5 minutes
Acquisition: CCD Soft
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop CS

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