The Starfish Cluster (Open Cluster)

Image of Starfish Cluster
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 21 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Starfish Cluster is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 19:35, when it rises 22° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:32, 86° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:50, 39° above your western horizon.

Name Starfish Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 38
NGC 1912
Collinder 67
Melotte 36
Position
Constellation:Auriga
Brightness (V):Mag 6.4
Right Ascension:05h28m
Declination:+35°49'
Distance:1.4 kpc
4.6 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.33

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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