The Butterfly Cluster (Open Cluster)

Image of Butterfly Cluster
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 15 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Butterfly Cluster is visible between 20:04 and 23:45. It will become accessible at around 20:04, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:55, 27° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 23:45 when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Butterfly Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 93
NGC 2447
Cr 160
Mel 76
Magnitude:6.20 (V)[2]
6.57 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.37
Right Ascension:07h44m [1]
Declination:-23°51' [1]
Distance:1.0 kpc
3.4 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.88




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