24  December  2016
 
  Open Cluster NGC 3293  Constellation Carina 

                                                                                                                    
    


 By     Herbert Walter

NGC 3293 an open cluster in the constellation Carina, embedded in a colorful nebula region.
At a distance of 8000 light-years, it consists of more than 50 stars in a 10 arc minutes field and is one of the brightest
 open cluster in the southern sky (the brightest star is a red giant of mag 6.5).

RCOS 14.5" f/9
FLI PL16070
Hacienda los Andes / Chile
CEDIC Team  

     

 

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