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Messier 35

M35 "Atlas Image [or Atlas Image mosaic] obtained as part of the Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS), a joint project of the University of Massachusetts and the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center/California Institute of Technology, funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Science Foundation."

Messier 35
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Gemini
Right ascension 06h 09.1m[1]
Declination +24° 21′[1]
Distance 2800 ()
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.30
Apparent dimensions (V) 28
Other designations NGC 2168[1]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters

Messier 35 (also known as M 35, or NGC 2168) is an open cluster in the Gemini constellation. It was discovered by Philippe Loys de Chéseaux in 1745 and independently discovered by John Bevis before 1750.

References

1. ^ a b c SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Results for Messier 35. Retrieved on 2006-12-08.

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