The Alpha Persei
association Comments Data
A map of the star field. Magnitudes are given without
a decimal point, e.g. 67 is to be interpreted as magnitude 6.7.
How to Find It
A broad region near Alpha Persei.
This is a much more impressive sight through binoculars than the more famous Double Cluster. Bright and big, this is one of those things that only binoculars are well suited for viewing.
RA=3 28, dec=+49 20
60-degree field of view
(c) Copyright 1998 Benjamin Crowell. All right reserved.
Photos from the Digitized Sky Survey, stdatu.stsci.edu/dss/dss_form.html
Sky maps created by Your Sky, www.fourmilab.com