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

Tonight, 2019-08-23, cluster NGC1039 will become observable at northeast as the dusk sky fades, 37° above your horizon, at 04:58. At 18:56 the object will sink below the horizon at northwest. Maximum elevation, 86° above horizon, will be reached at 09:42, when cluster will be placed at north.
 

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: 2019-08-23
Astronomical night: 04:58 - 13:31 (GMT 0)
Messier M34 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk37°61° (Northeast)
Set18:56331° (Northwest)
Maximum elevation

09:42

86°

1° (North)

Elevation

Messier M34 Celestial motion