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(IAAC) Object: M35 - Instrument: 7x35 binos



Observer: Lew Gramer
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1996-11-09, 05:20 UT
Location: Medford, MA, USA (42N)
Site classification: urban
Limiting magnitude: 5.0
Seeing: 3+ - medium good
Moon up: no
Instrument: 35mm binos
Magnification: 7x
Filters used: None
Object: M35
Category: Open cluster
Constellation: Gem
Data: mag 5.1  size 25' (published: 28')
RA/DE: 06h08m  +24o20m
Description:
The beautiful Gemini cluster made quite an interesting
25'-wide fuzz patch in 7x35s, due N and near the center
of field with the Western "foot" of the Twins. Moments
of excellent seeing gave a hint of resolution, producing
a slight (but lovely) "scintillating" effect.