The open cluster M 103

Image of M 103
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 103 is visible all night. It will become visible at around 19:22 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 38° above your north-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:20, 35° above your north-western horizon.

Name M 103
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
NGC 581
Cr 14
Mel 8
Position
Constellation:Cassiopeia
Magnitude:7.40 (V)[1]
7.72 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.32
Right Ascension:01h33m [1]
Declination:+60°39' [1]
Distance:2.2 kpc
7.2 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.31

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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