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

Tonight, 2020-06-07, cluster M25 will become observable at south as the dusk sky fades, 30° above your horizon, at 05:46. At 11:32 the object will sink below the horizon at southwest. Maximum elevation, 32° above horizon, will be reached at 06:37, 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: 2020-06-07
Astronomical night: 05:46 - 12:33 (GMT 0)
Messier M25 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk30°166° (South)
Set11:32245° (Southwest)
Maximum elevation

06:37

32°

180° (South)

Elevation

Messier M25 Celestial motion