The open cluster NGC 1746

Image of NGC 1746
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 18 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 1746 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 18:06 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 51° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:50, 72° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:17, when it sinks below 22° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 1746
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 57
Mel 28
Magnitude:6.10 (V) [3]
Right ascension:05h03m [2]
Declination:+23°46' [2]
Distance:630.0 parsec
2053.8 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-2.90




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