Open Cluster M23
Open Cluster M23, lies low in the southern skies at declination -19 degrees, in the rich star fields of the
constellation Sagittarius.  A magnitude 6.5  blue type "A1" star lies to the northwest (left) of the cluster in
this image.

This image combined 20 minutes of red, 24 minutes green and 20 minutes of blue exposures, with a mix
of binned and unbinned exposures.  AQSI583wsg camera was used through a 12" Astro-physics
Ricardi Honders at f3.8.
Music:  Wish Upon A Star
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