The open cluster M 46

Image of M 46
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 21 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 46 is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 11° below the horizon at dawn.

Name M 46
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
NGC 2437
Cr 159
Mel 75
Position
Constellation:Puppis
Magnitude:6.10 (V)[1]
6.33 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.23
Right Ascension:07h41m [1]
Declination:-14°48' [1]
Distance:1.5 kpc
4.9 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.79

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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