Messier 34 (M 34)

Introduction | Map | My Own Observations | References

On this page I collect my observations of the open star cluster M 34 in the constellation Perseus.

 

Introduction

The open star cluster M 34 is located in the constellation Perseus. According to Karkoschka and Stoyan, it is primarily an object for binoculars, but they also recommends to look at the cluster's center with a small telescope (that is, at low magnification).

Size: 35' (Stoyan) - a little more than the size of the moon
Distance: 1,600 Light years (Stoyan)
Rating: *** (Stoyan)

 

Map

M 34 in the constellation Perseus

 

My Own Observations

Observations November 2017

 

References

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