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NGC 2632

Object:

M35

Constellation:

Gemini

RA:

06h08m54.0s

DEC:

+24020'00"

Magnification:

100

Filter:

None

Field:

28,75'

Pos. Angle:

-

Object Info:

Very rich open cluster. Trumpler type III 2 m. The integrated magnitude is 5.1 visual. The brightest star is of magnitude 8.18 visual. The size is 28'. Many chains of stars, the middle seems empty. On the edge of the centre is a bright white star. There is a bright orange/yellowish star at the end of the chain in the northern direction. I can detect no nebulosity or a glow of unresolved stars. There are a lot of pairs of stars. From the 200+ stars I detected abouth 60.

Orientation:

North is up, west is to the left

Miscallenous information

Date:

09-01-2003

Time (GMT):

22.15

Location:

50.55N 6.03E

Experience:

Beginner

Instrument:

8 inch klevtsov-cassegrain TAL 200K

Magnification used

62,5 and 100

Filters used:

None

The Seeing:

4. (1 = best, scale of 10)
There is a general loss of fine detail at high magnification

Transparency:

3. (1 = best, scale of 10)
Haze is noticable towards the horizon, but the overhead sky is perfectly transparent

The sky darkness:

8. (1 = best, scale of 10)
Sky is bright, similar to three quart moon

Naked eye limiting magnitude:

4.5

Moonfase:

First Quarter