The open cluster Double cluster

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Image of Double cluster
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.

From Newark (click to change), Double cluster is visible all night. It will become visible at around 18:01 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 73° above your northern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 18:25, 73° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:51, when it sinks to 18° above your north-western horizon.

Name Double cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
C 14
NGC 869
Collinder 24
Position
Constellation:Perseus
Brightness (V):Mag 4.0
Right Ascension:02h19m
Declination:+57°09'
Distance:2.1 kpc
6.8 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-7.59

Newark

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40.74°N
74.17°W
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