Open star cluster M48

UA 16-inch image of Messier 48

The open star cluster Messier 48 in westernmost Hydra, shown in an R-band CCD image obtained with the UA 16-inch telescope. The field of view shown is the entire 20x30-arcminute field of the CCD. Even so, it misses some outlying bright members.

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