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Exposure 10 x 2.5min
Film/Camera Filter-modified Canon 450d (XSi)
Telescope/Lens Stellarvue EDT 622mm/f6.1
Processing Adobe Photoshop
Date 2009.2.25
Comments Open clusters in Gemini. The smaller NGC2158 is very rich (it appears to be almost globular) and rather old or about 800 million years. It's also a very distant open cluster; 16000 light years from the Sun or more than 6 times the distance of M35.

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