Messier : Messier M34

Information about Messier M34

General information

Open Cluster NGC1039 has the magnitude of 5 and is placed in Perseus constellation. The cluster's apparent sizes are 35 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 NGC1039 will rise at northeast at 01:20 and will be observable until fading from view as dawn breaks. This time (04:40) the object will be placed at northeast. Maximum elevation, 26° above horizon, will be reached at 04:39, when cluster will be placed at northeast.
 

Messier M34 on the sky map

Messier M34 on the sky map
Object type

Open Cluster

Alternative names

Constellation

Perseus

Magnitude

5

Apparent size35'
Right ascension2h 42m 5s
Declination42° 45′ 42″

Catalogues

Messier

M34

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC1039

International Catalogue (IC)

Nearest objects with greater magnitude
Object typeMagnitude
H III 5*Double Star2.31
H III 60Double Star5
Celestial motion
Date: 2019-05-26
Astronomical night: 21:35 - 04:40 (GMT -5)
Messier M34 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
Rise01:2029° (Northeast)
SetDawn26°55° (Northeast)
Maximum elevation

04:39

26°

55° (Northeast)

Elevation

Messier M34 Celestial motion