The open cluster IC 2581

Image of IC 2581
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Washington , IC 2581 is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

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Name IC 2581
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 222
Position
Constellation:Carina
Magnitude:4.00 (V) [3]
4.79 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.49
Right ascension:10h27m [2]
Declination:-57°37' [2]
Distance:2.4 kpc
8.0 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-7.94
Events
27 Feb 2020  –  IC2581 is well placed
26 Feb 2021  –  IC2581 is well placed
27 Feb 2022  –  IC2581 is well placed
27 Feb 2023  –  IC2581 is well placed
27 Feb 2024  –  IC2581 is well placed
26 Feb 2025  –  IC2581 is well placed
27 Feb 2026  –  IC2581 is well placed
27 Feb 2027  –  IC2581 is well placed

Washington

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37.13°N
113.51°W
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