The Butterfly Cluster (M93)

Image of the Butterfly Cluster
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 15 arcminutes across.
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From San Diego , the Butterfly Cluster is visible between 20:25 and 01:42. It will become accessible around 20:25, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 23:03, 33° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 01:42 when it sinks below 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name The Butterfly Cluster (M93)
Object type Open cluster
Other names
The Butterfly Cluster
M93[1]
NGC 2447[3]
Cr 160[4]
Mel 76[5]
Position
Constellation:Puppis
Magnitude:6.20 (V) [5]
6.57 (B) [3]
B-V Color (mag):0.37
Right ascension:07h44m [3]
Declination:-23°51' [3]
Distance:1.0 kpc
3.4 klyr [2]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-3.88
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

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32.72°N
117.16°W
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