The Perseus Double Cluster (Open Cluster)

Image of Perseus Double Cluster
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Perseus Double Cluster is visible all night. It will become visible at around 17:56 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 42° above your north-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:48, 23° above your north-western horizon.

Name Perseus Double Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Chi Persei
Double Cluster
NGC 884
Collinder 25
Melotte 14
Position
Constellation:Perseus
Brightness (V):Mag 4.0
Right Ascension:02h22m
Declination:+57°07'
Distance:2.9 kpc
9.6 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-8.34
Events
27 Oct 2017  –  NGC 884 is well placed
27 Oct 2018  –  NGC 884 is well placed
27 Oct 2019  –  NGC 884 is well placed
26 Oct 2020  –  NGC 884 is well placed
27 Oct 2021  –  NGC 884 is well placed
27 Oct 2022  –  NGC 884 is well placed
27 Oct 2023  –  NGC 884 is well placed
26 Oct 2024  –  NGC 884 is well placed

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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