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albert poncedeleon

Location of Photo:

Carbondale, IL

Date/Time of photo:

December 13, 2021; 11 pm


127 mm triplet explore scientific; zwo533pro; LX85 mount


This pair is located at the left foot of Gemini. M35 the largest open cluster is located at 2,800 light years and shines with magnitude 5.3; next to it is the smallest and tight cluster NGC2158 at 9,000 Light Years, and it is estimated to be 2 billion years old. Its apparent magnitude is 8.6; data from wikipedia. Used sharpcap for capture in live stacking mode.