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Open star cluster M29
Open star cluster M29 or Cooling is in the constellation Cygnus (Cyg).
Equatorial coordinates (epoch J2000):
Visual magnitude: 9,0m
Optimum magnification for a telescope with observations of M29, depending on the aperture of the telescope (D), is about 15x-35x. 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 M29 is August. 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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