Object #9 M39

Sunday, May 18 2008 @ 02:45 MDT

Contributed by: evilscientist

M39 - Open cluster in Cygnus
Object # 9 Object Name:M39
Other Names:NGC7092
RA:21:31:42.00 Dec:48:25:00.00
Constellation:Cygnus Season:Summer
Magnitude:4.6 Type:Open Cluster
Description:
A small open cluster just north-west of Deneb. Binoculars show a few stars very close together. A telescope shows a few more stars. Not particularly impressive but easy to find. Not visible to the unaided eye from inside a city.
BINOCULAR TELESCOPE
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