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Messier M36

M36 (NGC 1960) is a Open Cluster located in the constellation Auriga, is best viewed during Winter, and is magnitude 6.5. The naked eye can see magnitude 6 objects (magnitude 8 under ideal dark sky conditions). It is 12' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size, or 1/2°.

      1. Name:
      2. N/A
      1. Type:
      2. Open Cluster
      1. NGC:
      2. 1960
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 6.5
      1. Size:
      2. 12'
      1. RA:
      2. 5h 36.1
      1. Dec:
      2. 34 08'
      1. Season:
      2. Winter

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