Messier 35 (North Up, East Left)
Messier 35, also known as NGC 2168 is an open cluster in the constellation of Gemini containing ~200 stars.  It lies at a distance of ~2,800 light-years, has a diameter of ~23 light years and is ~110 million years old. This image comprises 10 x Luminance (10 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (15, 15 and 12 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 75 degrees on 21 February 2017. The field of view of the image is 32’ x 21’.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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