The Orion Nebula (Open Cluster)

Image of Orion Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 60 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Orion Nebula is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:49 (EDT) – 3 hours and 43 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 27° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:24.

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Name Orion Nebula
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Trapezium Cluster
M 42
NGC 1976
Orion A
Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:4.00 (V) [1]
4.00 (B) [3]
Right ascension:05h35m [3]
Declination:-05°23' [3]
Distance:414.0 parsec
1349.6 lightyrs [2]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.09

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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