The Perseus Double Cluster (Open Cluster)

Image of Perseus Double Cluster
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 14 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , Perseus Double Cluster is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at 03:32, 80° above your northern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible around 20:24 (PDT), 30° above your north-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:39, 68° above your north-western horizon.

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Name Perseus Double Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Double Cluster
h Persei
C 14
NGC 869
Cr 24
Mel 13
Position
Constellation:Perseus
Magnitude:4.30 (V) [3]
4.30 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.60
Right ascension:02h18m [2]
Declination:+57°07' [2]
Distance:2.1 kpc
6.8 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-7.29
Events
26 Oct 2019  –  NGC 869 is well placed
25 Oct 2020  –  NGC 869 is well placed
26 Oct 2021  –  NGC 869 is well placed
26 Oct 2022  –  NGC 869 is well placed
26 Oct 2023  –  NGC 869 is well placed
25 Oct 2024  –  NGC 869 is well placed
26 Oct 2025  –  NGC 869 is well placed
26 Oct 2026  –  NGC 869 is well placed

Seattle

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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