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 , Cassiopeia Salt-and-Pepper is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible at around 18:54 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 38° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 21:33 when it dips 21° above your north-western horizon. At 05:40, it will return to an altitude of 21° above your north-eastern horizon, and reach an altitude of 22° before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:52.

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Name Cassiopeia Salt-and-Pepper
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 52
NGC 7654
Cr 455
Mel 243
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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