Messier 48. NGC 2548

Click on the image for a full resolution version See this image also on Instagram Messier 48 is an intermediate age open cluster in the constellation Hydra. Its age has been calculated at about 450 million years. M48 is located 1,500 light years away from our solar system, has a magnitude of +5.5 and occupies … Continue reading Messier 48. NGC 2548