The open cluster M 48

Image of M 48
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 54 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 48 is visible between 20:53 and 04:25. It will become accessible at around 20:53, when it rises 20° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:41, 45° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 04:25 when it sinks to 21° above your south-western horizon.

Name M 48
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Position
Constellation:Hydra
Brightness (V):Mag 5.8
Right Ascension:08h13m
Declination:-05°48'
Distance:770.0 parsec
2510.2 lightyears
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.63

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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