The open cluster NGC 1220

Image of NGC 1220
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 1220 will become visible at around 20:47 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 27° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 21:30 when it dips 22° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC 1220
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 37
Position
Constellation:Perseus
Magnitude:11.80 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:03h11m [1]
Declination:+53°20' [1]
Distance:1.8 kpc
5.9 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.52

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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