The Heart Nebula (Open Cluster)

Image of Heart Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 60 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , Heart Nebula 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 04:43, 71° above your north-eastern horizon. At dusk, it will become visible around 21:45 (PDT), 27° above your north-eastern horizon.

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Name Heart Nebula
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
IC 1805
Cr 26
Mel 15
Magnitude:6.50 (V) [3]
7.03 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.53
Right ascension:02h32m [2]
Declination:+61°27' [2]
Distance:2.3 kpc
7.6 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-5.35
Visibility from Seattle

All times shown in Seattle local time.




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