The Perseus Double Cluster (Open Cluster)

Image of Perseus Double Cluster
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From San Diego , Perseus Double Cluster is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 20:22, when it reaches an altitude of 21° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 03:02, 65° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:38, 53° 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[2]
Cr 25[3]
Mel 14[4]
Magnitude:6.10 (V) [4]
4.40 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.60
Right ascension:02h22m [2]
Declination:+57°08' [2]
Distance:2.9 kpc
9.6 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-6.24
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

27 Oct 2021  –  NGC 884 is well placed
27 Oct 2022  –  NGC 884 is well placed
27 Oct 2023  –  NGC 884 is well placed
27 Oct 2024  –  NGC 884 is well placed
27 Oct 2025  –  NGC 884 is well placed
27 Oct 2026  –  NGC 884 is well placed
27 Oct 2027  –  NGC 884 is well placed
27 Oct 2028  –  NGC 884 is well placed



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