The Orion Nebula (Open Cluster)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 60 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Orion Nebula is visible between 20:17 and 04:24. It will become accessible around 20:17, when it rises to an altitude of 17° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 00:22, 43° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 04:24 when it sinks below 18° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Orion Nebula
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Trapezium Cluster
M 42
NGC 1976
Orion A
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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