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Contains:  M 35, NGC 2168, NGC 2158, IC 2157, The star 5Gem
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Winter jewel, 


            Luigi Fontana
Winter jewel

Winter jewel

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TecnoSky APO Triplet 130/900

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 6D UNMOD

Mount:10Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding telescope or lens:Vixen 60/700

Guiding camera:Lodestar


Resolution: 5344x3555

Dates:Dec. 26, 2014

Frames: 9x300"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.95% job: 482652

RA center: 92.258 degrees

DEC center: 24.245 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.469 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.573 degrees

Field radius: 1.309 degrees

Locations: Capanne di Cosola e postazioni limitrofe, Capanne di Cosola, Appennino, al confine tra Piemonte, Emilia e Liguria, None


Quick (9x300s) image of M35 and nerby NGC2158. A "classic" of the winter sky. Image taken while some veils were passing (!) with a good APO refractor and Canon 6D. Quick and easy process. SQM 20,2, moon 27%.

Rapida immagine (9 pose da 300s) di M35, con ben visibile anche il più lontano NGC2158 (vicino solo prospetticamente). Immagine facile e elaborazione di base. Ripreso mentre passavano alcuni veli (!!!). Luna in cielo al 27%, SQM mai migliore di 20,2.



Luigi Fontana
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Winter jewel, 


            Luigi Fontana