The Butterfly Cluster (Open Cluster)

Image of Butterfly Cluster
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 22 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Butterfly Cluster is visible between 22:14 and 01:50. It will become accessible at around 22:14, when it rises 22° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:04, 27° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 01:50 when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

Name Butterfly Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 93
NGC 2447
Collinder 160
Melotte 76
Position
Constellation:Puppis
Brightness (V):Mag 6.2
Right Ascension:07h44m
Declination:-23°52'
Distance:1.0 kpc
3.4 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.88

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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