NGC : NGC2129

Celestial motion
Date: 2024-02-27
Astronomical night: 19:29 - 05:17 (GMT -5)
NGC2129 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk74°174° (South)
Set02:58301° (Northwest)
Maximum elevation

19:37

74°

180° (South)

Elevation

NGC2129 Celestial motion
Information about NGC2129

General information

NGC2129 is the open cluster at magnitude 7 that is placed in Gemini constellation and has apparent size of 7 angular minutes.
Because of low brightness and large angular size, cluster is available for observations through a 5-inch telescope.

Information for observations

2024-02-27 cluster NGC2129 will become observable at south as the dusk sky fades, 74° above your horizon, at 19:29. At 02:58 the object will sink below the horizon at northwest. Maximum elevation, 74° above horizon, will be reached at 19:37, when cluster will be placed at south.
 

NGC2129 on the sky map

NGC2129 on the sky map
Object type

Open Cluster

Alternative names

Constellation

Gemini

Magnitude

7

Apparent size7'
Right ascension6h 1m 7s
Declination23° 19′ 18″

Catalogues

Messier

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC2129

International Catalogue (IC)

Nearest objects with greater magnitude
Object typeMagnitude
H VI 72Double Star5.74
H V 52Double Star6.65
H II 60Double Star6.39
H VI 73Double Star3.14
H V 65Double Star5.8
H N 123Double Star4.6
M35 / NGC2168Open Cluster5.1