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Messier 35 is an open cluster in the constellation Gemini. The cluster is located 2,800 light-years from Earth. The open cluster NGC 2158 lies directly southwest of M35 at a distance of about >9000 light-years and is much older as M35.

Image details:
Telescope: TS 90/600 triplet with 2.5" TS flattener
Mount: Skywatcher HEQ5-Synscan
Camera: Atik one 6.0
Exposure: 17 * 600sec with Baader L filter, 7 * 180sec RGB bin2x2
Software: PixInsight, PS
Calibrationfiles: Dark:No, Bias:Yes (masterbias), Flat:Yes
 

 
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