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Alpha Persei - Mel 20

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Open cluster in Perseus constellation (Rescuer of Andromeda). Also known as Cr 39.
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Data sheet

1.20
3.1º
21.43
III 3 m
3h 24m 17s
49º 51' 59''

Hourly altitude

Maximum elevation: 79.2 degrees at 18:11 hours

Monthly altitude

Best period for observing at

Mid November

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