The Perseus Double Cluster (Open Cluster)

Image of Perseus Double Cluster
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Perseus Double Cluster is visible in the dawn sky, becoming accessible at around 23:29 (EDT), when it rises to an altitude of 17° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach an altitude of 55° before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 04:40.

Name Perseus Double Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Chi Persei
Double Cluster
NGC 884
Cr 25
Mel 14
Position
Constellation:Perseus
Magnitude:3.80 (V)[1]
4.40 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.60
Right Ascension:02h22m [1]
Declination:+57°08' [1]
Distance:2.9 kpc
9.6 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-8.54
Events
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
27 Oct 2025  –  NGC 884 is well placed

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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