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Date/Time of photo:
December 12, 2019/9:30 PM MT
Borg 71FL refractor with 7108 field flattener, Clestron CGE mount, modified Canon 1000D DSLR
Messier 41 (NGC 2287) is a bright open cluster located in Canis major about 4 degrees south of Sirius. Located about 2,500 light years from Earth, M41 contains several spectral class K3 red giants along with many white dwarfs.