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 Fairfield , NGC 1662 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 22:55 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 59° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:34.

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Name NGC 1662
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 55
Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:6.40 (V) [3]
7.00 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.60
Right ascension:04h48m [2]
Declination:+10°55' [2]
Distance:437.0 parsec
1424.6 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-1.80

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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