The open cluster NGC 1724

Image of NGC 1724
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 1724 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 23:30 (EDT) – 6 hours and 28 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 28° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 04:40.

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Name NGC 1724
Object Type Open Cluster
Position
Constellation:Auriga
Right Ascension:05h03m [1]
Declination:+49°29' [1]
Distance:47.5 Mpc
154.8 Mlyr [1]

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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