The open cluster NGC 1662

Image of NGC 1662
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 13 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 1662 is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 15° above the horizon at dawn.

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Name NGC 1662
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 55
Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:6.40 (V)[2]
7.00 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.60
Right Ascension:04h48m [1]
Declination:+10°55' [1]
Distance:437.0 parsec
1424.6 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-1.80

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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