The Heart of Auriga

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The flaming star nebula and open clusters M36 and M38 highlight the heart of the constellation Auriga.

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Date/Time:    14 Nov. 2010
Location: Vanishing Point Observatory (OCA Anza Site)
Scope/Lens: Borg 125EDF2.8 @ f/3.3
Camera: Mitsuboshi 6x9 Vacuum Astrocamera
Mount: Losmandy Titan
Guider: Borg 45ED / SBIG STV
Film: Medium format Kodak E200, +2 push
Exposure: 1 x 30 min.