The open cluster M 103

Image of M 103
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , M 103 is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky shortly before dawn, when it will be lost to twilight around 04:46, 70° above your northern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible around 21:12 (EDT), 23° above your north-eastern horizon.

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Name M 103
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
NGC 581
Cr 14
Mel 8
Magnitude:7.40 (V) [3]
7.72 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.32
Right ascension:01h33m [2]
Declination:+60°39' [2]
Distance:2.2 kpc
7.2 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.31
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.




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