The open cluster NGC 1778

Image of NGC 1778
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 1778 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:51 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 81° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 19:31, 87° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:36, when it sinks to 21° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC 1778
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 58
Magnitude:7.70 (V)[2]
8.20 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.50
Right Ascension:05h08m [1]
Declination:+37°01' [1]
Distance:1.5 kpc
4.8 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.14




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