The Pinwheel Cluster (Open Cluster)

Image of Pinwheel Cluster
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Pinwheel Cluster will become visible at around 20:41 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 41° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 5 hours and 43 minutes after the Sun at 01:11.

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Name Pinwheel Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 36
NGC 1960
Cr 71
Mel 37
Position
Constellation:Auriga
Magnitude:6.00 (V)[2]
6.09 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.09
Right Ascension:05h36m [1]
Declination:+34°08' [1]
Distance:1.3 kpc
4.3 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.62

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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