The Spiral Cluster (Open Cluster)

Image of Spiral Cluster
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 22 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Spiral Cluster is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 16° above the horizon at dusk.

Name Spiral Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 34
NGC 1039
Cr 31
Mel 17
Position
Constellation:Perseus
Brightness (V mag):5.20
B-V Color (mag):0.17
Right Ascension:02h42m
Declination:+42°44'
Distance:499.0 parsec
1626.7 lightyears
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.29

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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