The open cluster NGC 2253

Image of NGC 2253
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 2253 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 05:00, 45° above your north-eastern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible around 20:50 (EDT), 16° above your northern horizon.

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Name NGC 2253
Object Type Open Cluster
Position
Constellation:Camelopardalis
Magnitude:13.00 (B) [2]
10.45 (J) [2]
9.83 (H) [2]
9.49 (K) [2]
Hubble type:Sc
Right ascension:06h43m [2]
Declination:+65°12' [2]
Distance:56.8 Mpc
185.2 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.77

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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