The Cassiopeia Salt-and-Pepper (Open Cluster)

Image of Cassiopeia Salt-and-Pepper
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Cassiopeia Salt-and-Pepper is visible in the dawn sky, becoming accessible at around 00:38 (EDT), when it rises to an altitude of 23° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach an altitude of 49° before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 04:29.

Name Cassiopeia Salt-and-Pepper
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 52
NGC 7654
Cr 455
Mel 243
Position
Constellation:Cassiopeia
Magnitude:6.90 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:23h24m [1]
Declination:+61°35' [1]
Distance:1.4 kpc
4.6 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.83

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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