The open cluster M 41

Image of M 41
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 38 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 41 is visible between 20:26 and 01:58. It will become accessible at around 20:26, when it rises 18° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:10, 30° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 01:58 when it sinks to 19° above your south-western horizon.

Name M 41
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Constellation:Canis Major
Brightness (V):Mag 4.5
Right Ascension:06h46m
Distance:705.2 parsec
2298.9 lightyears
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.74
02 Jan 2018  –  M41 is well placed
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