Challenge #3 – M50, Open Cluster in Monoceros

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M50 (NGC 2323) Open Cluster 07h 02m 42s -08° 35′ 35″ Monoceros +5.90 14.0 arcmin Overview Monoceros, the Unicorn, is a constellation we seldom talk about. There is not a lot to interest us within its boundaries, but near where it meets Canis Major, with Sirius, the …

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