A large open cluster in the constellation Perseus, M34 contains about 100 stars and is
estimated to be 190 million years old, making it a middle aged cluster.  Observations
indicate this cluster to be 1,400 LY distance and approximately 14 LY across.

October 4, 2008
WO ZS 105mm f/7 Apo Refractor
Canon Digital Rebel 400D / Modified (Hap Griffin)
18 Minutes / 6x180s @ 800 ASA
Manually guided on a 14" Meade LX200
Skyhawk Observatory, West Bend, WI
Rick Kazmierski

Messier 34

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