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 observationsTonight, 2023-03-25, cluster M24 will rise at southeast at 01:08 and will be observable until fading from view as dawn breaks. This time (05:35) the object will be placed at south. Maximum elevation, 33° above horizon, will be reached at 05:34, when cluster will be placed at south.
Small Sgr Star Cloud (Messier M24) on the sky map
Small Sgr Star Cloud
|Right ascension||18h 16m 48s|
|Declination||-18° 33′ 0″|
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