IC 4665

Posted by BobFranke
on Saturday, October 4, 2014

IC 4665 is an open cluster in the constellation Ophiuchus. Philippe Loys de Chéseaux discovered it in 1745. At a distance of 1,100 to 1,400 light years, IC 4665 is approaching us at 12 km/sec. The cluster's very young age, about 35 million years, accounts for the beautiful blue hot stars.

Taken: 6/24/2014 to 7/20/2014 Chino Valley, AZ

Exposure Info
Red 210 min.
Green 259 "
blue 399 "

Takahashi FSQ-106ED Scope
SBIG STF-8300M camera
Baader RGB filters
Losmandy G11 mount

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