M29 Open Cluster in Cygnus

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M29 Open Cluster 20h 23m 57s +38° 30′ 00″ Cygnus +6.6 10.0 arcmins Overview When Charles Messier first glimpsed this cluster in 1764, he thought it contained “seven or eight very bright stars”. We now know that the cluster contains at least 80 stars (and maybe as …

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