The Auriga Salt-and-Pepper (Open Cluster)

Image of Auriga Salt-and-Pepper
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Auriga Salt-and-Pepper is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:21 (EDT) – 4 hours and 59 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 37° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:09.

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

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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