The Starfish Cluster (Open Cluster)

Image of Starfish Cluster
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Starfish Cluster is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:35 (EDT) – 5 hours and 46 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 44° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:10.

Name Starfish Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 38
NGC 1912
Cr 67
Mel 36
Position
Constellation:Auriga
Magnitude:6.40 (V)[1]
6.69 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.29
Right Ascension:05h28m [1]
Declination:+35°51' [1]
Distance:1.4 kpc
4.6 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.33

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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