General informationNGC1342 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 observationsTonight, 2019-08-23, cluster NGC1342 will become observable at northeast as the dusk sky fades, 26° above your horizon, at 04:58. At 19:04 the object will sink below the horizon at northwest. Maximum elevation, 88° above horizon, will be reached at 10:32, when cluster will be placed at south.
NGC1342 on the sky map
|Right ascension||3h 31m 38s|
|Declination||37° 22′ 36″|
|New General Catalogue (NGC)|
|International Catalogue (IC)|
|Nearest objects with greater magnitude|
|H III 39||Double Star||4.97|
|H II 22||Double Star||2.85|