• Constellation: Hydra
  • Right Ascension: 08h 13.7m
  • Declination: -05° 45
  • Distance: 1500 ly

Messier 48, an open cluster in the constellation of Hydra. Charles Messier originally recorded a wrong position for it, so it was "lost" until later astronomers identified it as NGC 2548. The cluster contains around 80 stars with three yellow giant stars. 

  • Telescope: EDT 80mm Reftactor
  • Camera: ZWO 1600 MM