Technical data of acquisition

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Basic object information

CCD Acquisition: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9 ( 16 Bit )
CCD Autoguide
: SBIG ST 7 XME 402 E
Optic configuration of the telescope: W.O.Megrez  80 mm.
 F 555mm f/d 6,9 ( optic lens, apograde T.M.B. ) + 0,8x reducer field flattener W.O. Effective focal 444 mm

German Equatorial Mount:
Gemini G 41 Observatory Plus and FS 2 system control
Luminance integration time:
45 frame from 60" each with  filter Astronomik CLS Profi
Integration color time:
R 12x120" G 12x120"  B 16x120"
Software used for the acquisition and the elaboration:
CCDSoft, Photoshop CS2+NoiseNinja and KPT Equalizer, Astroart 4.0
Date of acquisition: January 2009

Zone of acquisition:
Fixed posting of San Giuliano P.no ( Piacenza ) Italy
Author Astroimager:
Davide Romanini


Name: M 35
Type of object: Open cluster
Magnitude: 5.1
Size: 28.0'

Name: NGC 2158
Type of object: Open cluster
Magnitude: 8.6
Size: 5.0'

Position (epoch of date)
Right ascension: 6h 9m 36s
Declination: +24 20' 58"
Constellation: Gemini


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