Messier M29 - Cooling Tower
M29 (NGC 6913), also known as Cooling Tower, is a open cluster located within the constellation Cygnus, in the Orion Arm of the Milky Way Galaxy. in the Local Group of galaxies.
M29 is best viewed during early spring, is magnitude 9.0*, and can be viewed with large binoculars. It is 7' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.
* The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.
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