Open cluster IC2602 in Carina
The Southern Pleiades (also known as the Theta Carinae Cluster, Open Cluster IC 2602, or IC 2602) is an open cluster in the Carina constellation. It was discovered by Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1751 from South Africa. The cluster is at a distance of about 479 light years away from Earth and can be seen with the naked eye.
|Lens :||Sigma 400mm f5.6|
|Exposure Time :||25 Minutes.|
|Film :||Kodak Supra 400|
|Date :||30 December 2002|
|Guiding :||Vixen GPDX equatorial mount.|
|Location :||Ahiaruhe,Wairarapa, New Zealand|