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 Cambridge , M 46 is visible between 20:55 and 02:19. It will become accessible around 20:55, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 23:35, 32° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 02:19 when it sinks below 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) [3]
6.33 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.23
Right ascension:07h41m [2]
Declination:-14°48' [2]
Distance:1.5 kpc
4.9 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.79




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