Deep Sky
NGC 2447

Open Cluster
Constellation: Puppis
Our guy Messier discovered this small guy in 1782, and was one of the last clusters that Messier physically observed.  It is approx 3,600 light-years from us and is only about 10-12 light-years in diameter.  This cluster is estimated to be about 100 million years old.
5 stacked
10 sec ea
Date: 03-12-13