Messier 35 (NGC2168) is an open cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 2800 light years away in the constellation of Gemini.
It is referred to as M(35) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. It is also referred to as NGC(2168) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.
The Open Cluster's location is 06:08.9 (R.A.) and +24:20 (Dec.). Its Visual Brightness is a 5.3 Magnitude and has an apparent magnitude of 5 with an apparent dimension of 28.0 . The object can be seen with the naked eye, that is, you don't need a telescope/binoculars to see it.
(M35,NGC2168) is a open cluster. It was discovered in 1745 by Philippe Loys de Cheseaux. It's location is RA(06:08.9), Dec(+24:20) and its distance is calculated 2.8 light years away. Its visual Brightness is 5.3. Its apparent dimensions measured in arcmins is 28.0.
|Name||Messier 35 (NGC2168)|
|Naked Eye Visible||Yes - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1745|
|Discoverer||Philippe Loys de Cheseaux|