Messier 37 (NGC2099) is an open cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 45110 light years away in the constellation of Auriga.
It is referred to as M(37) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. It is also referred to as NGC(2099) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.
The Open Cluster's location is 05:52.4 (R.A.) and +32:33 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 6.00 Magnitude with an apparent dimension of 24.0 . The object can be seen with the naked eye, that is, you don't need a telescope/binoculars to see it.
(M37,NGC2099) is a open cluster. It was discovered in 1654 by Giovanni Batista Hodierna. It's location is RA(05:52.4), Dec(+32:33) and its distance is calculated 4.511 light years away. Its visual Brightness is 6.2. Its apparent dimensions measured in arcmins is 24.0.
|Name||Messier 37 (NGC2099)|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||6.00|
|Naked Eye Visible||Yes - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1654|
|Discoverer||Giovanni Batista Hodierna|
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