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M35 + NGC 2158

Messier 35 is an open cluster in the constellation Gemini. The cluster is located 2,800 light-years from Earth. The open cluster NGC 2158 lies directly southwest of M35 at a distance of about >9000 light-years and is much older as M35.

Name and aliases M 35, NGC 2168 NGC 2158
Type Open (galactic) Cluster Open (galactic) Cluster
Coordinates 06:09:05.28 +24:20:09.6 06:07:26.87 +24:05:56.4
Radial velocity -6.4 km/s 27.4 km/s
Magnitude 5.1 (V) 8.6 (V)
Size 25.0 (arcminutes) 5.0 (arcminutes)
Link Simbad Simbad
Link HyperLeda HyperLeda

Messier 35 + NGC 2158

Telescope
TS 90/600
Camera
Atik one 6.0
Mount
Skywatcher HEQ5
Flattener
TSFlat2,5
Guiding camera
Starlight Xpress Lodestar
OAG
TS 2" Off Axis Guider
Exposure
17 * 600sec with Baader L filter, 7 * 180sec RGB bin2x2