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 will become visible at around 20:55 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 44° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 5 hours and 33 minutes after the Sun at 01:19.

Name Auriga Salt-and-Pepper
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 37
NGC 2099
Cr 75
Mel 38
Position
Constellation:Auriga
Brightness (V mag):5.60
B-V Color (mag):0.59
Right Ascension:05h52m
Declination:+32°33'
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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