M46 Open Cluster
& NGC2438 Planetary Nebula
in Puppis

LAAstro.com by Bill Patterson
Catalog: M46 - NGC2438
Magnitude: 
6.1

Size: 
20.0' x 20'

Constellation:
Puppis

Common Name or Description:  NGC2438 is a magnitude 10 planetary nebula superimposed over a sweeping open cluster
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Date Taken:  1/08/07                            Location:  Idyllwild, CA   
Equipment: 
RCOS 12.5" telescope & STL11000 CCD camera
Exposure:   
LRGB = 30/30/30/30
Notes:        
Aquited  remotely over internet using CCDAutoPilot
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