NGC 2194 – Open Cluster in Orion’s Arm

Here is another small open cluster found near the raised arm of Orion designated NGC 2194. It is about 12,000+ light-years away and has an apparent magnitude of 8.5.

Tech Specs: Meade 12” LX90, Celestron CGEM-DX mount, Canon 6D stock camera, Antares Focal Reducer, ISO 3200, 14 x 60 seconds using Backyard EOS with darks and bias frames, guided using an Orion 60mm guide scope with an attached ZWO ASI290MC camera. Image Date: January 6, 2018. Location: The Dark Side Observatory in Weatherly, PA.


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