The open cluster NGC 1817

Image of NGC 1817
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 1817 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:25 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 62° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 19:06, 64° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:10, when it sinks to 22° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 1817
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 60
Magnitude:7.70 (V)[2]
8.44 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.74
Right Ascension:05h12m [1]
Declination:+16°41' [1]
Distance:2.0 kpc
6.4 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.77




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