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 Cambridge , Perseus Double Cluster is visible all night. It will become visible around 17:26 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 56° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:38, 75° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 05:14, when it sinks below 18° 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 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
26 Oct 2024  –  NGC 869 is well placed
26 Oct 2025  –  NGC 869 is well placed
26 Oct 2026  –  NGC 869 is well placed
26 Oct 2027  –  NGC 869 is well placed

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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