The open cluster M 46

Image of M 46
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 27 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 46 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 01:08, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:05, 36° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:45, 31° above your south-western horizon.

Name M 46
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Position
Constellation:Puppis
Brightness (V):Mag 6.1
Right Ascension:07h41m
Declination:-14°49'
Distance:1.5 kpc
4.9 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.79

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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