Derby and District Astronomical Society

Messier 67 (NGC 2682)

Open Cluster in Cancer      RA 08h 50m 24s  Dec +11° 49m 00s

The following images of M67 were captured by Dave Selfe on the 29th January 2022. The first is a full frame image, while below that is a cropped version showing a closer view. Dave used a Skywatcher Esprit 100ED telescope, Nikon D750 camera, and Optolong L-Pro filter. The image is comprised of 20 x 30 second exposures at ISO 800.  Image © Dave Selfe.

This image of M67 was captured by Chris Newsome on the 28th February 2006. The image was taken with a Canon EOS 300D camera at the prime focus of a Skywatcher 80T refractor and comprises four 60 second frames at 800 ASA, calibrated in Maxim DL and processed in CS2. An Astronomik CLS filter was employed to reduce the sodium light pollution.  Image © Chris Newsome.