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Astrophotography Gallery > Star Clusters > Open Cluster M35
Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013
Location: Eastman Lake, CA
 
Open Cluster M35, also catalogued as NGC 2168, is a large open cluster in the constellation Gemini. It is estimated to be at a distance of approximately 2,800 light years from Earth. Also featured at lower right is a smaller open cluster, NGC 2158, that is estimated to be over a billion years old and lies at a distance of approximately 11,000 light years from Earth.
 
Mount: Celestron CGEM (Hypertuned)
Camera: Canon 60D (Stock)
Scope/Lens: Orion Astrograph 8" f/3.9 Newtonian
Guide Scope: Orion ST 80mm f/5 Refractor
Guide Camera: Orion Starshoot Autoguider
 
Exposure #1 (RGB):
   33 x 50 Seconds @ ISO 800, f/3.9
   15 Darks, 40 Flats/Dark Flats/Bias

 
Integration: 0 Hours, 27 Minutes, 30 Seconds
 
Processing: BackyardEOS, PHD, DeepSkyStacker, Adobe Photoshop CS6
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