The open cluster NGC 1980

Image of NGC 1980
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 1980 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 21:19, when it rises 14° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:44, 45° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:00, 16° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 1980
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 72
Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:2.50 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:05h35m [1]
Declination:-05°54' [1]
Distance:550.0 parsec
1793.0 lightyears [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-6.20

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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