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M34 by Neil Webster - February 2015

Details of how the image was acquired....

A loose Open Cluster of about 100 stars in Perseus at an estimated distance of 1600 light years. Age calculations range from 110 million years (1957) to a more recent 225 million years. At least 17 stars are potential doubles although how many are true physical binaries as opposed to optical line of sight doubles awaits verification.

CMHASD - M34NWebster