The open cluster M 46

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 21 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , M 46 is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 31° below the horizon at dusk.

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Name M 46
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
NGC 2437[3]
Cr 159[4]
Mel 75[5]
Position
Constellation:Puppis
Magnitude:6.10 (V) [5]
6.33 (B) [3]
B-V Color (mag):0.23
Right ascension:07h41m [3]
Declination:-14°48' [3]
Distance:1.5 kpc
4.9 klyr [2]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.79
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47.61°N
122.33°W
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