Messier 50 (also catalogued as NGC 2323) is an open cluster in the constellation Monoceros at a distance of about 3,000 light-years away from Earth. You can see also wider field image which includes also VdB 87. This image is taken remotely from the remote controlled IRIDA Observatory .
|Optics:||ASA N12 Astrograph at F/3.6|
|Mount:||ASA DDM 85|
|Filters:||Astronomik LRGB filter set|
|Dates/Times:||17 November 2012|
|Location:||Rozhen, IRIDA Remote Observatory|
|Exposure Details:||R = 40 min., G = 40 min., B = 40 min.|
|Processing:||PixInsight, Photoshop CS|