The open cluster NGC 1980

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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 evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:07 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 20° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:52, 45° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:17, when it sinks to 15° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 1980
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 72
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




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