M37 is a bright open cluster 4,400 LY distant containing about 150 stars brighter than

 mag 12.5, and perhaps a total of over 500 stars.

Messier 37   28 Jan 08, 22:34 hrs
Meade 14 LX200GPS with Hyperstar (f/2.0), Meade DSI III Pro, IR/UV filter
8 X 120 sec with integrated dark frames, approx 31F air temp.
80mm Orion f/11.3 guidescope with Meade DSI II Color 1 sec exposures/corrections
Stacked in Registax, processed in PhotoShop
Wishing Star Observatory

 

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