The Auriga Salt-and-Pepper (Open Cluster)

Image of Auriga Salt-and-Pepper
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Auriga Salt-and-Pepper will become visible around 20:40 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 48° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 01:34.

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Name Auriga Salt-and-Pepper
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 37[1]
NGC 2099[3]
Cr 75[4]
Mel 38[5]
Position
Constellation:Auriga
Magnitude:5.60 (V) [5]
6.19 (B) [3]
B-V Color (mag):0.59
Right ascension:05h52m [3]
Declination:+32°33' [3]
Distance:1.4 kpc
4.5 klyr [2]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-5.10
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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