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 visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:50 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 61° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 19:15, 61° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 23:57, when it sinks to 22° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 1662
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 55
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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