Messier Index/M29

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Messier 29
M29a.jpg
M 29 open cluster, by Ole Nielsen
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
Constellation Cygnus
Right ascension 20h 23m 56s[1]
Declination +38° 31.4′[1]
Distance 4.0 kly[citation needed] ()
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.1[citation needed]
Apparent dimensions (V) 7′[citation needed]
Other designations NGC 6913[1]

Messier 29 (also known as M 29 or NGC 6913) is an w:open cluster in the w:Cygnus constellation. It was discovered by w:Charles Messier in w:1764, and can be seen from w:Earth by using w:binoculars.

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References

  1. a b c "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". Results for Messier 29. http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/Simbad. Retrieved 2006-12-08.