Messier 35 - Open Cluster in Gemini
Open Cluster Messier 35
  • Description: Open Cluster Messier 35 and NGC2158 in Gemini. M35 is made up of about 200 stars in an area 28 arc minutes across, shining at magnitude 5.1. (AKA NGC2168) The small cluster NGC2158 is further away, comprised of about 930 stars. Much tighter grouping at 5 arc minutes across, also dimmer at magnitude 8.6
  • Film: Chilled Kodak VR400 with Canda Technologies dry-ice camera
  • Scope: 16" f4.5 Newtonian
  • Exposure: 15 Minutes
  • Location: Wilson Coulee Observatory, Alberta
  • Date: February 16, 1988
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