Challenge #2 – M47, Open Cluster in Puppis

Target Type R.A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M47 (NGC 2422) Open Cluster 07h 36m 35s -14° 29′ 00″ Puppis 4.40 25.0 arcmin Overview M47 is only a finger-width away from M46, which I’ve covered before on Love the Night Sky. M47 is a large, bright, irregular cluster which we can see with the naked eye …

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