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Messier 35 - Open Cluster

Messier 35 is a Open Cluster in the Gemini constellation. Messier 35 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Messier 35
Open Cluster
Gemini
  • Messier 35 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 30° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its visual magnitude of 5.1, Messier 35 is barely visible to the naked eye, easily visible with the help of a small binocular.
Available Resources for Messier 35 - Open Cluster

Photometric information of Messier 35

The following table lists the magnitude of Messier 35 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).

5.31
5.1

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Apparent size of Messier 35

The following table reports Messier 35 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of Messier 35 is a visual representation of it.
24 arcmin
24 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of Messier 35

The image below is a photograph of Messier 35 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.8x0.8 degrees (48x48 arcmins).

Image of Messier 35 - Open Cluster star
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DSS2 image of Messier 35 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (24 arcmin) and minor (24 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Messier 35

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of Messier 35 are provided in the following table:

06h 09m 05s
+24° 20’ 19”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of Messier 35 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart Messier 35 - Open Cluster star
Simplified finder chart for Messier 35 - Open Cluster.

Finder chart Messier 35 - Open Cluster star
Simplified finder chart for Messier 35 - Open Cluster.

Rise ans set times of Messier 35 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's Messier 35 - Open Cluster rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 65.7°
Max altitude: 62.9°
Azimuth: 294.3°
Messier 35 - Open Cluster is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom