The open cluster NGC 129

Image of NGC 129
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 129 is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at 04:07, 70° above your northern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible around 21:12 (EDT), 29° above your north-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:46, 70° above your northern horizon.

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Name NGC 129
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 2
Magnitude:6.50 (V) [3]
7.33 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.83
Right ascension:00h29m [2]
Declination:+60°12' [2]
Distance:1.6 kpc
5.3 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.55
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.




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