The open cluster M 47

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 47 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 00:26, when it rises 18° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 03:48, 36° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:48, 29° above your south-western horizon.

Name M 47
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Position
Constellation:Puppis
Brightness (V):Mag 4.4
Right Ascension:07h36m
Declination:-14°30'
Distance:490.0 parsec
1597.4 lightyears
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.05
Events
14 Jan 2018  –  M47 is well placed
14 Jan 2019  –  M47 is well placed
15 Jan 2020  –  M47 is well placed
14 Jan 2021  –  M47 is well placed
14 Jan 2022  –  M47 is well placed
14 Jan 2023  –  M47 is well placed
15 Jan 2024  –  M47 is well placed
14 Jan 2025  –  M47 is well placed

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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