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Messier M39

M39 (NGC 7092) is a open cluster located within the constellation Cygnus, in the Orion Arm of the Milky Way Galaxy. in the Local Group of galaxies.

M39 is best viewed during early spring, is magnitude 5.5*, and can be viewed with naked eye (just barely). It is 32' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      1. Type:
      2. open cluster
      1. NGC:
      2. 7092
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 5.5
      1. Viewing:
      2. naked eye (just barely)
      1. Size:
      2. 32'
      1. RA:
      2. 21h 32.2m
      1. Dec:
      2. 48 26'
      1. Season:
      2. early spring
      1. Milky Way location:
      2. Orion Arm
      1. Galaxy group:
      2. Local Group

    * The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.



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