The Heart-Shaped Cluster (Open Cluster)

Image of Heart-Shaped Cluster
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 14 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Heart-Shaped Cluster is visible between 22:05 and 05:12. It will become accessible at around 22:05, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:41, 42° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 05:12 when it sinks to 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Heart-Shaped Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 50
NGC 2323
Cr 124
Mel 58
Position
Constellation:Monoceros
Magnitude:5.90 (V)[2]
6.27 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.37
Right Ascension:07h02m [1]
Declination:-08°21' [1]
Distance:950.0 parsec
3097.0 lightyears [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.99

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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