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Jewel Box Cluster - NGC4755

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This is another image This is the Jewel Box cluster which is located in the constellation CRUX.

It is about 6400 light years away and also known as Kappa Crucis. 

The designation Kappa Crucis has been assigned to one of the stars in the base of the A-shaped asterism of the cluster.

This image was taken with a stock Canon 40D DSLR through a 8" Schmidt Cassegrain telescope at 2032mm focal length.

It consists of around 120 minutes of 60, 120 and 180 second subs at ISO400.

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