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Messier 6 - Wide field

Astrophotography from Ursa Major Observatory @ ROSA

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2015-10-10
Hacienda los Andes / Chile (1100 m)
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G  @ f/3.5 Nikon DF
iOptron Sky Tracker
14x3 min, ISO 800
42 min
Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Markus Blauensteiner, Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis & Justin Kabaus) Image processing by Markus Blauensteiner
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Open cluster (II3r)
25’
+4.2 mag
Sco
1 600 light years
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Messier 6, the Butterfly cluster, is a young open star cluster in the constellation Scorpius (age: 100 million years)
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