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Open Cluster M-35 and Open Cluster NGC - 2158 in Gemini

Imaged January 15th 2012 at the CCCA Observatory

William Optics Megrez 72mm
W/O .8 Reducer/Field Flattener
EQ Pro-6 German Equatorial Mount
SSAG
Canon Digital Rebel XT(unmodified)

Prime Focus
10 X 4 min exposures @ ISO 800 combined -
40 mins total exposure
Dark Frames Subtracted
Combined with Deep Sky Stacker
Processed with PS CS2

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Comment by Mark Roberts on January 18, 2012 at 10:53am

Hey Trevor, Started on it right after M-45 got blocked by the obs roof. Shot untill the clouds rolled in.
After a few hrs of -13 deg c I'm suprised you still have fingers to cross! lol

Comment by Trevor Jones on January 18, 2012 at 8:09am

Didn't realize you grabbed this on Sunday too.... Man I want to get back out there.... Fingers crossed for Saturday

Comment by Mark Roberts on January 18, 2012 at 7:43am

Thanks Steve. As always I wish I had more time on it but the clouds rolled in.

Comment by Steve Coates on January 18, 2012 at 3:31am

Tons of stars! Nice work Mark. Very clean and well resolved.

Comment by Mark Roberts on January 17, 2012 at 7:50pm

Thanks Franco.
You are right, it is. I will update the details

Comment by Franco Basti on January 17, 2012 at 7:33pm

Beatiful....
is the small cluster ngc2158 ?

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