The Theta Carinae Cluster (Open Cluster)

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

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Name Theta Carinae Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Southern Pleiades
C 102
IC 2602
Cr 229
Mel 102
Position
Constellation:Carina
Magnitude:1.90 (V) [3]
Right ascension:10h42m [2]
Declination:-64°23' [2]
Distance:161.0 parsec
524.9 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.13
Events
02 Mar 2020  –  IC2602 is well placed
02 Mar 2021  –  IC2602 is well placed
02 Mar 2022  –  IC2602 is well placed
03 Mar 2023  –  IC2602 is well placed
02 Mar 2024  –  IC2602 is well placed
02 Mar 2025  –  IC2602 is well placed
02 Mar 2026  –  IC2602 is well placed
03 Mar 2027  –  IC2602 is well placed

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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