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An open cluster in Cancer, the crab.  Nikon D100 DSLR, 180 seconds ISO 800  Takahashi TOA 130 with reducer (f5.8, 754mm), guided using STV and ST80.  Processing in Photoshop CS.  Captured 4/1/2005 from NHAC Neal Site.  Closer version below.

M67 Picture - Closer

M67 (above from March, 2008) is in Cancer, Dreyer description : Remarkable! Cluster, very bright, very large, extremely rich in stars, little compressed, stars of magnitude 10 to 15; = M67.




M 50 in Monoceros is best viewed in late winter or early spring from Texas.


M53 in Coma Berenices was 1 of 6 Messier objects I have left to find.  Bagged M53 and M64 on April 2, 2005.

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