NGC : NGC1342

Information about NGC1342

General information

NGC1342 is the open cluster at magnitude 7 that is placed in Perseus constellation and has apparent size of 14 angular minutes.
Because of low brightness and large angular size, cluster is available for observations through a 5-inch telescope.

Information for observations

Tonight, 2020-01-23, cluster NGC1342 will become observable at west as the dusk sky fades, 56° above your horizon, at 03:21. At 09:03 the object will sink below the horizon at northwest. Maximum elevation, 88° above horizon, will be reached at 00:30, when cluster will be placed at south.
 

NGC1342 on the sky map

NGC1342 on the sky map
Object type

Open Cluster

Alternative names

Constellation

Perseus

Magnitude

7

Apparent size14'
Right ascension3h 31m 38s
Declination37° 22′ 36″

Catalogues

Messier

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC1342

International Catalogue (IC)

Nearest objects with greater magnitude
Object typeMagnitude
H III 39Double Star4.97
H II 22Double Star2.85
Celestial motion
Date: 2020-01-23
Astronomical night: 03:21 - 15:23 (GMT 0)
NGC1342 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk56°281° (West)
Set09:03322° (Northwest)
Maximum elevation

00:30

88°

178° (South)

Elevation

NGC1342 Celestial motion