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Open star cluster M34
Die Spiralgalaxie M34 is in the constellation Perseus (Per).
Equatorial coordinates (epoch J2000):
Visual magnitude: 6,0m
Optimum magnification for a telescope with observations of M34, depending on the aperture of the telescope (D), is about 10x-30x. Higher magnifications of course add details, but lead to a strong drop in the brightness of the image, making it difficult to observe.
The best month for observing M34 is November. At this time, the object is at midnight near its highest point in the sky, that is, it is less affected by light from the lanterns and atmospheric distortions.
Nikolay Kurdyapin, astro-map.com
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