M46 is the prominent cluster to the East (left), and M47 is to the West.
The less obvious cluster NNE of M47 is designated NGC 2423.
Conditions were very windy and cold (~25°F).
- Date/Time: 15 Dec. 2001
- Location: Vanishing Point Observatory (OCA Anza
- Lens/Scope: Borg 100ED @ F6.4
- Camera: Planet Town 6x7 Vacuum Astrocamera
- Exposure: 1 x 30 min.
- Film: Kodak E200 (+2 push)
- Mount: Losmandy G11
- Guiding: SBIG STV / Borg 76ED @ F6.6
- Image Processing: Photoshop