Messier Index/M52

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Messier 52
Credit: w:2MASS/w:NASA.
Observation data (w:J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 23h 24.2m
Declination +61° 35′
Distance 5.0 kly ()
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.0
Apparent dimensions (V) 13.0'
Notable features -
Other designations M 52, NGC 7654

Messier 52 (also known as M 52 or NGC 7654) is an w:open cluster in the w:Cassiopeia constellation. It was discovered by w:Charles Messier in w:1774. M52 can be seen from w:Earth with w:binoculars.

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