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M38 CLUSTER | by Jaspal Chadha - London Astrophotography
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M38 CLUSTER

M38 is the third and faintest of the three Messier objects located in the constellation of Auriga.

 

M38 is located 4,200 light years from Earth and has an apparent diameter of 21 arc minutes, which corresponds to a spatial radius of 25 light-years. In total it contains about 100 stars and has an estimated age of 220 Million years.

 

Location LOndon UK

Takahashi 130

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Uploaded on January 15, 2017