Messier 38 (NGC1912) is one of the three well known open clusters in the constellation Auriga.
This cluster lies at a distance of about 4.200 light years and is approximately 25 light years in diameter.
The much smaller cluster just to the right of M38 is NGC1907.
NGC1907 lies at a distance of about 4.500 light years and only contains about 30 stars.
At a visual magnitude of 8.2 it is a bit fainter than M38 (7.4).
|Right ascension||5h 28m 42s|
|Declination||+35° 51′ 18″|