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Photographer:

Doug Zubenel

Email:

dougzubenel@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Pottawatomie Co., Kansas

Date/Time of photo:

May 4, 2008

Equipment:

Guided Canon Rebel XTi with an 85mm Nikkor lens @ f/5.6; 3 minute exposue at ISO 800.

Description:

Here are three fine Messier objects all "clustered" together in Auriga: M36, M37, and M38. Open clusters all, these winter sparklers are an easy target with binoculars, and resolve well in scopes as small as 4 inches in diameter.

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