The open cluster NGC 1996

Image of NGC 1996
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , NGC 1996 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 22:30 (PDT) and reaching an altitude of 64° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:41.

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Name NGC 1996
Object Type Open Cluster
Position
Constellation:Taurus
Right ascension:05h38m [2]
Declination:+25°49' [2]
Distance:1.4 kpc
4.6 klyr [1]

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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