General informationOpen Cluster M24 has the magnitude of 3 and is placed in Sagittarius constellation. The cluster's apparent sizes are 2 angular degrees.
Having high brightness and large apparent size, cluster is available for observations through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.
Information for observations2019-05-26 cluster M24 will be visible all night. At 21:35 the object will be placed at southeast, 4° above your horizon, and will be observable until around 04:40 when fade from view as dawn breaks southwest. Maximum elevation, 34° above horizon, will be reached at 02:08, when cluster will be placed at south.
Messier M24 on the sky map
Small Sgr Star Cloud
|Right ascension||18h 16m 48s|
|Declination||-18° 33′ 0″|
|New General Catalogue (NGC)|
|International Catalogue (IC)|