M 47 is a bright open cluster visible in the constellation of Puppis, with an angular extension equal to that of the full moon.
M 47 comprises about 50 stars and is located at a distance of 1,600 light years from Earth; its estimated age is around 78 million years, resulting in a fairly young cluster. It is about one degree away from the open cluster M 46.
Optic Tecnosky Apo Refractor LT 130 - 910mm f/7
Mount 10Micron GM2000 HPSII
Camera Moravian G3-16200 with external filter wheel 7 positions
Filters Baader RGB 50.8 unmounted
Guiding system OAG Moravian M68 with guide camera Moravian G1-0301
Exposure details R 8x300" bin1 -20C
G 7x300" bin1 -20C
B 8x300" bin1 -20C
Total integration 1.9h
Acquisition Voyager, PHD2
Processing Pixinsight 1.8, Photoshop CS5
Location Promiod (Aosta Valley, Italy), own remote observatory
Date 10 February 2018