IMPORTANT! As you have probably noticed we have upgraded our gallery and transitioned from our old website.
Some accounts on old site were missing name information and they will appear on profile and photo pages as "N/A N/A".
If you are one of those users you can easily update your name information if you visit your profile page.
Messier 47 is a young open star cluster in the constellation Puppis (The stern of the Ship Argo Navis of Jason and the Argonauts). M47 consists of ~50 stars 78 million years young and is 1,600 light-years distant.
Please visit my website for the "almost" complete Messier catalog.