Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 35  ·  NGC 2158  ·  NGC 2168
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M35 & NGC2158, 


            Gordon Hansen
M35 & NGC2158
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M35 & NGC2158

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RC

Imaging cameras: Canon 6D modified

Mounts: Losmandy G11 Gemini 2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RC

Guiding cameras: Starlight Express Lodestar

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  Software Bisque Sky X Pro Camera Add ON

Filters: Hutech 52mm LPS-P2 filter

Accessory: Innovations Foresight ONAG XM

Dates:March 14, 2017March 16, 2017

Frames: 30x480" ISO1600

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 90.96%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1495644

RA center: 6h 8' 51"

DEC center: +24° 17' 38"

Pixel scale: 2.569 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.260 degrees

Field radius: 0.605 degrees

Resolution: 1400x955

Locations: Woodhaven Observatory, Woodhaven, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard


Two panel mosaic. My imaging rig suffers from field curvature which affected NGC2158 in the corner of the original image. I then centered NGC2158 and joined it with the original M35.



Gordon Hansen
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M35 & NGC2158, 


            Gordon Hansen