M38: An open cluster in Auriga

Image taken: Jan. 9, 2019

By: Keegan Kurpakus

Telescope: CDK 17 in

Camera: SBIG ST-10 CCD

Exposures: 13x300 sec (red), 13x300 sec (green), 13x300 sec (blue), a total of 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Image processing: CCDoops + CCDsoft + Photoshop CS.

M38 is one of the 110 globular clusters in our Galaxy, a fairly bright (6.4 mg) collection of a hundred thousand stars.