Saturday, October 11, 2014
The Pinwheel Cluster in Auriga
Image: Messier 36 is the "Pinwheel Cluster"
Messier 36 is an open star cluster in the constellation of Auriga. It is a worthwhile target for small telescopes. Learn more about this object at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_36
Telescope: Takahashi FS-102 at f/5.9
Camera: SBIG ST-7XME
Adaptive optics: SBIG AO-7
Mount: Losmandy G11