The Theta Carinae Cluster (IC2602)

Image of the Theta Carinae Cluster
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 48 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , the Theta Carinae Cluster is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

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Name The Theta Carinae Cluster (IC2602)
Object type Open cluster
Other names
The Theta Carinae Cluster
The Southern Pleiades
C 102[5]
IC 2602[2]
Cr 229[3]
Mel 102[4]
Position
Constellation:Carina
Magnitude:1.90 (V) [5]
Right ascension:10h42m [2]
Declination:-64°23' [2]
Distance:161.0 parsec
524.9 lightyrs [1]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.13
Visibility from Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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