The Coathanger. Also known as Brocchi’s cluster and Collinder 399.
A chance alignment of stars forming an interesting asterism.
This original, unaltered version with normal looking stars for a refractor (no spikes)
Canon T2i (astrodon filter inside)
8x2min exposures at ISO400
CGE Pro guided with ST80 and Metaguide
Stacked with ImagesPlus
Processed with PixInsight and Photoshop (false spikes)