Astronomers Capture New Image of Open Star Cluster Messier 47

Astronomers using the Wide Field Imager camera on the MPG/ESO 2.2-m telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory have snapped a spectacular new image of a Messier object known as M47, or Messier 47. Messier 47, also known as NGC 2422, is an open star cluster located in the constellation Puppis, about 1,600 light-years away. It [...] —> Read More Here


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