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Contains:  M 35, NGC 2158, NGC 2168
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NGC 2158, 


            James Patterson
NGC 2158
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NGC 2158

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Dates:Feb. 9, 2018

Frames: 42x90"

Integration: 1.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.83%

Basic astrometry details job: 1928375

RA center: 6h 8' 18"

DEC center: +24° 16' 1"

Pixel scale: 1.774 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 285.244 degrees

Field radius: 0.598 degrees

Resolution: 1920x1484


Imaged the open cluster NGC 2158 and M35 above it durning the Orange Blossom Star Party. Event was mostly clouded out but found an hour one evening. Since seeing wasn't good , just went for something quick. NGC 2158 is a metal-poor old open cluster. It was once thought to be a globular cluster. It is about 9000 light years further than the M35 above.



James Patterson
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NGC 2158, 


            James Patterson

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