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Messier 39 (M39, NGC7092)


Messier 39 is an open cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 0.8244 light years away in the constellation of Cygnus. It is referred to as M(39) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. It is referred to as NGC(7092) 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. Messier 39 was discovered in 1764 by Charles Messier. The Open Cluster's location is 21:32.2 (R.A.) and +48:26 (Dec.). Its Visual Brightness is a 4.6 Magnitude and has an apparent magnitude of 6 with an apparent dimension of 32.0 .

(M39,NGC7092) is a open cluster. It was discovered in 1764 by Charles Messier. It's location is RA(21:32.2), Dec(+48:26) and its distance is calculated 0.8244 light years away. Its visual Brightness is 4.6. Its apparent dimensions measured in arcmins is 32.0.

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NameMessier 39
TypeOpen Cluster
Messier Id39
NGC Id7092
ConstellationCygnus
TypeOpen Cluster
Right Ascension21:32.2
Declination+48:26
Distance (Lt.Yr)0.8244
Visual Brightness4.6
Apparent Dimension32.0
Apparent Magnitude6
Year of Discovery1764
DiscovererCharles Messier