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Re: (IAAC) M71 20 inch Dob-Newtonian



> The obvious cluster is surrounded
>by a broader diffuse unresolved halo, which possibly corresponds with the
>halo of fainter stars surrounding the cluster in photographs.
This is what I always have assumed too, in fact, the NGC object right next
to M35 is
similar in appearance, perhaps even harder to resolve
- Todd
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