The Auriga Salt-and-Pepper (Open Cluster)

Image of Auriga Salt-and-Pepper
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 24 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Auriga Salt-and-Pepper is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:21 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 45° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:56, 83° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:52, when it sinks to 21° above your north-western horizon.

Name Auriga Salt-and-Pepper
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 37
NGC 2099
Collinder 75
Melotte 38
Position
Constellation:Auriga
Brightness (V):Mag 5.6
Right Ascension:05h52m
Declination:+32°32'
Distance:1.4 kpc
4.5 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-5.10

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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