General informationOpen 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 observationsTonight, 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
|Right ascension||2h 42m 5s|
|Declination||42° 45′ 42″|
|New General Catalogue (NGC)|
|International Catalogue (IC)|
|Nearest objects with greater magnitude|
|H III 5*||Double Star||2.31|
|H III 60||Double Star||5|