The Cassiopeia Salt-and-Pepper (Open Cluster)

Image of Cassiopeia Salt-and-Pepper
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
Finder chart
Please wait
Loading 0/4
Click and drag to rotate
Mouse wheel to zoom in/out
Touch with mouse to dismiss
Click and drag the chart above to pan around the sky, or use the mouse wheel to zoom. Click to enlarge.

From Cambridge , Cassiopeia Salt-and-Pepper is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at 22:35, 70° above your northern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible around 19:11 (EDT), 53° above your north-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:50, 29° above your north-western horizon.

Begin typing the name of a town near to you, and then select the town from the list of options which appear below.
Name Cassiopeia Salt-and-Pepper
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 52
NGC 7654
Cr 455
Mel 243
Position
Constellation:Cassiopeia
Magnitude:6.90 (V) [3]
Right ascension:23h24m [2]
Declination:+61°35' [2]
Distance:1.4 kpc
4.6 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-3.83

Cambridge

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

42.38°N
71.11°W
EDT

Color scheme