Messier 25 is an open cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 2000 light years away in the constellation of Sagittarius.
It is referred to as M(25) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. Messier 25 was discovered in 1745 by Philippe Loys de Cheseaux.
The Open Cluster's location is 18:31.6 (R.A.) and -19:15 (Dec.). Its Visual Brightness is a 6.5 Magnitude and has an apparent magnitude of 5 with an apparent dimension of 40.0 . The object can be seen with the naked eye, that is, you don't need a telescope/binoculars to see it.
|Naked Eye Visible||Yes - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1745|
|Discoverer||Philippe Loys de Cheseaux|