The open cluster NGC 2186

Image of NGC 2186
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 2186 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:25 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 46° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:05, 53° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:29, when it sinks to 22° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 2186
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 85
Magnitude:8.70 (V)[2]
9.20 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.50
Right Ascension:06h12m [1]
Declination:+05°27' [1]
Distance:2.7 kpc
8.8 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.46




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