The open cluster NGC 1245

Image of NGC 1245
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 1245 is visible all night. It will become visible around 17:29 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 34° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:52, 85° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:34, 24° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC 1245
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 38
Mel 18
Position
Constellation:Perseus
Magnitude:8.40 (V) [3]
9.16 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.76
Right ascension:03h14m [2]
Declination:+47°14' [2]
Distance:2.8 kpc
9.1 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-3.84

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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