Brocchi's Cluster (Cr 399)

Coathanger cluster

Date: 2013-08-13

Sum of 57 shots; each one exposed for 6 seconds at 1600 ISO.

Instrumentation: Canon EOS 350D on direct focus of newton Orion 150/750 on EQ5 mount

The strange shape of this object is better visible on lower magnification:

Coathanger lines