Messier : Messier M25

Information about Messier M25

General information

M25 is the open cluster at magnitude 5 that is placed in Sagittarius constellation and has apparent size of 29 angular minutes.
Having high brightness and large apparent size, cluster is available for observations through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.

Information for observations

2019-05-26 cluster M25 will be visible all night. At 21:35 the object will be placed at southeast, above your horizon, and will be observable until around 04:40 when fade from view as dawn breaks southwest. Maximum elevation, 32° above horizon, will be reached at 02:23, when cluster will be placed at south.
 

Messier M25 on the sky map

Messier M25 on the sky map
Object type

Open Cluster

Alternative names

Constellation

Sagittarius

Magnitude

5

Apparent size29'
Right ascension18h 31m 47s
Declination-19° 7′ 0″

Catalogues

Messier

M25

New General Catalogue (NGC)

International Catalogue (IC)

IC4725

Nearest objects with greater magnitude
Object typeMagnitude
M24 / IC4715Open Cluster3.1
Celestial motion
Date: 2019-05-26
Astronomical night: 21:35 - 04:40 (GMT -5)
Messier M25 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk116° (Southeast)
SetDawn23°215° (Southwest)
Maximum elevation

02:23

32°

180° (South)

Elevation

Messier M25 Celestial motion