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 Washington , Butterfly Cluster is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 9° below the horizon at dawn.

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Name Butterfly Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
M 93
NGC 2447
Cr 160
Mel 76
Position
Constellation:Puppis
Magnitude:6.20 (V) [3]
6.57 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.37
Right ascension:07h44m [2]
Declination:-23°51' [2]
Distance:1.0 kpc
3.4 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-3.88

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37.13°N
113.51°W
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