Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Gemini (Gem)  ·  Contains:  M 35  ·  NGC 2158  ·  NGC 2168  ·  The star 5Gem
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M35 - An lovely Open Cluster, 



    
        

            Matt Jenkins
M35 - An lovely Open Cluster
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M35 - An lovely Open Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 80/600ED

Imaging cameras: Canon 450D modded

Mounts: HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher ST80

Guiding cameras: ASI120MM

Focal reducers: Skywatcher .85x Focal Reducer & Corrector SW field flattener

Software: PixInsight  ·  DeepSky Stacker 3.3.4 Deepsky Stacker


Dates:Feb. 8, 2015

Frames: 47x120" ISO400

Integration: 1.6 hours

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~150

Avg. Moon age: 18.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 82.68%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 555782

RA center: 6h 8' 29"

DEC center: +24° 19' 4"

Orientation: 66.150 degrees

Field radius: 1.411 degrees


Resolution: 1800x1191

Description

M35 is a glorious open cluster. I have tried to make it look as good as possible.

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