Saturday, January 24, 2009

M47: First Light From Ethiopia

Maheder Hailesillasie(Yekolotemari): A second year engineering student at Adama University took this picture using AU-E180 Refractor, located at Tzec Maun Observatories, Western Australia. The picture picts the Open cluster Messier 47 (M47, NGC 2422). It is a a coarse, bright cluster which can be glimpsed with the naked eye under good conditions as a dim nebulosity. <<READ MORE>>

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