NGC869 (Open cluster)

Image of NGC869
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 14 arcminutes across.
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From San Diego , NGC869 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 19:59, when it reaches an altitude of 20° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:50, 65° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:38, 52° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC869
Object type Open cluster
Other names
H Persei
NGC 869[2]
Cr 24[3]
Mel 13[4]
Magnitude:5.30 (V) [4]
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):-6.29
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

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
26 Oct 2028  –  NGC 869 is well placed
26 Oct 2029  –  NGC 869 is well placed



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