The open cluster NGC 1981

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , NGC 1981 is visible between 20:15 and 03:50. It will become accessible at around 20:15, when it rises 17° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:04, 37° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 03:50 when it sinks to 18° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 1981
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 73
Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:4.20 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:05h35m [1]
Declination:-04°25' [1]
Distance:400.0 parsec
1304.0 lightyears [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.81
Events
15 Dec 2018  –  NGC 1981 is well placed
15 Dec 2019  –  NGC 1981 is well placed
14 Dec 2020  –  NGC 1981 is well placed
14 Dec 2021  –  NGC 1981 is well placed
15 Dec 2022  –  NGC 1981 is well placed
15 Dec 2023  –  NGC 1981 is well placed
14 Dec 2024  –  NGC 1981 is well placed
14 Dec 2025  –  NGC 1981 is well placed

Seattle

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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