Messier : Messier M37

Celestial motion
Date: 2024-02-27
Astronomical night: 19:29 - 05:17 (GMT -5)
Messier M37 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk83°182° (South)
Set03:32314° (Northwest)
Maximum elevation

Dusk

84°

182° (South)

Elevation

Messier M37 Celestial motion
Information about Messier M37

General information

NGC2099 is the open cluster at magnitude 6 that is placed in Auriga constellation and has apparent size of 24 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

2024-02-27 cluster NGC2099 will become observable at south as the dusk sky fades, 83° above your horizon, at 19:29. At this time, the object will be at its highest elevation. At 03:32 the object will sink below the horizon at northwest.
 

Messier M37 on the sky map

Messier M37 on the sky map
Object type

Open Cluster

Alternative names

Constellation

Auriga

Magnitude

6

Apparent size24'
Right ascension5h 52m 18s
Declination32° 33′ 12″

Catalogues

Messier

M37

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC2099

International Catalogue (IC)

Nearest objects with greater magnitude
Object typeMagnitude
H IV 19Double Star4.98
H III 64Double Star5.46