The open cluster M 48

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 28 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , M 48 is visible between 20:36 and 03:49. It will become accessible around 20:36, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 00:14, 41° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 03:49 when it sinks below 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name M 48
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
NGC 2548
Cr 179
Mel 85
Position
Constellation:Hydra
Magnitude:5.80 (V) [3]
6.11 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.31
Right ascension:08h13m [2]
Declination:-05°45' [2]
Distance:770.0 parsec
2510.2 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-3.63

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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