December 6, 2012

Messier 35 In Wide Field


Messier 35 is an Open Star Cluster located in the constellation of Gemini. The cluster is 2800 light years away from earth. The cluster appears as a misty patch of light when observed through the naked eye under dark skies!



Date: 6th December 2012
Camera: Canon EOS 550D
Lens: Canon 55-250mm set at 250mm
Exposure: 20 subs of 30 seconds + 10 darks
Stacked in Deep Sky Stacker and processed in photoshop CS6

2 comments:

Sameer Thakur said...

Nice one, you also got NGC 2158 @ 2'O clock of M35.

Rahul Zota said...

thank you very much!!