The Cassiopeia Salt-and-Pepper (Open Cluster)

Image of Cassiopeia Salt-and-Pepper
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 13 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Cassiopeia Salt-and-Pepper will become visible at around 18:51 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 38° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 21:11 when it dips 24° above your north-western horizon.

Name Cassiopeia Salt-and-Pepper
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 52
NGC 7654
Cr 455
Mel 243
Position
Constellation:Cassiopeia
Brightness (V):Mag 6.9
Right Ascension:23h24m
Declination:+61°34'
Distance:1.4 kpc
4.6 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.83

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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