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Hyades

Hyades

Vision In Time Observatory - Peoria, AZ

The Hyades is thought to be the nearest galactic star cluster. The nearest star in the cluster is about 88 light years away and the most distant star in the cluster is about 150 light years away. There are actually about 350 stars in this cluster but the brightest stars of the cluster are shown. This image was taken with a 35mm camera attached to a 10" LX200 scope at prime focus F-10. This is a single 20 second image.

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