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 will become visible at around 20:55 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 29° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 4 hours and 27 minutes after the Sun at 00:13.

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

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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