Derby and District Astronomical Society

Messier 37 (NGC 2099)

Open Cluster in Auriga      RA 05h 52m 24s  Dec +32d 33m 00s

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Adrian Brown captured this image of M37 on the 9th December 2006. It was taken using a Skywatcher 80ED refractor at f7.5, an ATIK ATK16HR camera and a Celestron CGE mount. Astronomik RGB and a CLS filter were also used. The total exposure times for each RGB filter were red 10 minutes, green 10 minutes and blue 10 minutes, with 2 minute sub-exposure times used.