Messier 29 (also known as M 29 or NGC 6913) is an w:open cluster in the w:Cygnus constellation. It was discovered by w:Charles Messier in w:1764, and can be seen from w:Earth by using w:binoculars.

Messier 29
M 29 open cluster, by Ole Nielsen
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
Right ascension20h 23m 56s[1]
Declination+38° 31.4′[1]
Distance4.0 kly[citation needed] ()
Apparent magnitude (V)7.1[citation needed]
Apparent dimensions (V)7′[citation needed]
Other designationsNGC 6913[1]

External links


  1. a b c "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". Results for Messier 29. Retrieved 2006-12-08.