Sagittarius Star Cloud (M24) is a milky way patch star cloud with open cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of ~10 kly light years away in the constellation of Sagittarius.
It is referred to as M(24) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. Sagittarius Star Cloud (M24) was discovered in 1764 by Charles Messier.
The Milky Way Patch Star Cloud with Open Cluster's location is 18:16.9 (R.A.) and -18:29 (Dec.). Its Visual Brightness is a 4.6 Magnitude and has an apparent magnitude of 5 with an apparent dimension of 90 . The object can be seen with the naked eye, that is, you don't need a telescope/binoculars to see it.
|Name||Sagittarius Star Cloud (M24)|
|Type||Milky Way Patch Star Cloud with Open Cluster|
|Distance (Lt.Yr)||~10 kly|
|Naked Eye Visible||Yes - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1764|