Messier 38 (M38, NGC 1912) is a magnitude 7.4 open cluster in Auriga. It spans 21 arc
minutes and is rich in colorful stars. To the lower right in the image is the open cluster
NGC 1907, which is 6 arc minutes wide.
Date: Dec 11 2013
Location: New Ringgold PA
Optics: Hyperion 12.5 inch f/9 2532mm focal length
Mount: Paramount ME
Camera: SBIG STL 11000
Guiding: self guided
Exposure: RGB - R:12x5 min, G:8x5 min, B:10x5 min for a total of 2.5 hrs
Processing: Image acquisition using CCD Autopilot. Initial processing was done using
Maxim DL with subsequent processing with Photoshop.
Blue Mountain Vista Observatory New Ringgold PA