In this picture the whole constellation can be seen, with many deep-sky objects including the three Messier objects M36, M37, and M37. All three are open clusters, and also in this picture is M35, another open cluster, in neighbouring Gemini. The bright star near the bottom is actually in Taurus, not Auriga, although it is traditionally part of Auriga's shape.
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This picture was exposed for 32 minutes at f/4.0 using a 50mm lens on Kodak Elitechrome 400 film. Scanned in high resolution by Snappy Snaps and processed in the Gimp.