Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Gemini (Gem)  ·  Contains:  M 35  ·  NGC 2158  ·  NGC 2168  ·  The star 5Gem
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M35 & NGC2158, 


            Angelo F. Gambino
M35 & NGC2158
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M35 & NGC2158

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 80ED Refractor APO

Imaging cameras: Nikon D3300

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro

Focal reducers: Skywatcher 0.85x Reducer & Flattener

Software: Photoshop CC 2017  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripely

Dates:March 13, 2020

Frames: 155x10"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 80.33%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3317813

RA center: 6h 9' 5"

DEC center: +24° 16' 37"

Pixel scale: 1.294 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 331.967 degrees

Field radius: 0.715 degrees

Resolution: 3072x2532

Data source: Backyard


The open cluster M35 and the globular cluster NGC 2158 in the constellation of Gemini taken from the light polluted city of Palermo.
Apo refractor telescope Orion 80ED reduced at f/6.4 and Nikon D3300.
Total integration time of 26 minutes.


Sky plot

Sky plot


M35 & NGC2158, 


            Angelo F. Gambino