The Heart-Shaped Cluster (Open Cluster)

Image of Heart-Shaped Cluster
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 14 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Heart-Shaped Cluster is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 15° below the horizon at dawn.

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Name Heart-Shaped Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 50[1]
NGC 2323[3]
Cr 124[4]
Mel 58[5]
Position
Constellation:Monoceros
Magnitude:5.90 (V) [5]
6.27 (B) [3]
B-V Color (mag):0.37
Right ascension:07h02m [3]
Declination:-08°21' [3]
Distance:950.0 parsec
3097.0 lightyrs [2]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-3.99
Visibility from Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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