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, 2020-01-23, cluster NGC1039 will become observable at northwest as the dusk sky fades, 48° above your horizon, at 03:21. At 08:54 the object will sink below the horizon at northwest. Maximum elevation, 86° above horizon, will be reached at 23:37, 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: 2020-01-23
Astronomical night: 03:21 - 15:23 (GMT 0)
Messier M34 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk48°294° (Northwest)
Set08:54331° (Northwest)
Maximum elevation

23:37

86°

360° (North)

Elevation

Messier M34 Celestial motion