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 , M 46 is visible between 18:54 and 00:54. It will become accessible at around 18:54, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:52, 36° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 00:54 when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name M 46
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
NGC 2437
Cr 159
Mel 75
Magnitude:6.10 (V)[2]
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




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