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 Fairfield , Perseus Double Cluster will become visible at around 18:41 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 59° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 23:45 when it dips 21° above your north-western horizon.

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Name Perseus Double Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Chi Persei
Double Cluster
NGC 884
Cr 25
Mel 14
Position
Constellation:Perseus
Magnitude:6.10 (V)[2]
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):-6.24
Events
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
27 Oct 2026  –  NGC 884 is well placed

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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