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Observation by Alan Thomas: NGC7243 Open Cluster in Lacerta

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Alan Thomas

Observer

Alan Thomas

Observed

2021 Oct 03 - 01:53

Uploaded

2021 Oct 04 - 10:12

Objects

NGC7243

Equipment
  • Unistellar eQuinox 112mm reflector
Exposure

2min

Location

Norbreck Observatory, Warrington, Cheshire, UK.

Target name

NGC7243 Open Cluster in Lacerta

Title

NGC7243 Open Cluster in Lacerta

About this image

A large (diam.21'), rather loose cluster in the faint constellation of Lacerta. Discovered by William Herschel in 1788.

Distance c.2,800ly. Age c.100million years.

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