Messier 34 is an open cluster in the constellation Perseus. Based on the distance modulus of 8.38, this cluster is located at a distance of about 1500 light years. The age of this cluster lies between the respective ages of the Pleiades open cluster at 100 million years and the Hyades open cluster at 800 million years.
Data captured 24th February, 2016.
11x 4 minute exposures at ISO400.
Orion Europa 200
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