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Messier 39 (NGC7092) Facts

Messier 39 (NGC7092) is an open cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 824.4000 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 also 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.

The Open Cluster's location is 21:32.2 (R.A.) and +48:26 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 6.00 Magnitude with an apparent dimension of 32.0 . The object can be seen with the naked eye, that is, you don't need a telescope/binoculars to see it.

(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.

Fact File

NameMessier 39 (NGC7092)
TypeOpen Cluster
Messier Id39
NGC Id7092
Right Ascension21:32.2
Distance (Lt.Yr)824.4000
Apparent Dimension32.0
Visual / Apparent Magnitude6.00
Naked Eye VisibleYes - Magnitudes
Year of Discovery1764
DiscovererCharles Messier

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