The open cluster NGC 2204

Image of NGC 2204
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 2204 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:57 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 29° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:14, 32° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 22:48, when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 2204
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 88
Mel 44
Constellation:Canis Major
Magnitude:8.60 (V)[2]
9.35 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.75
Right Ascension:06h15m [1]
Declination:-18°39' [1]
Distance:2.6 kpc
8.6 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.50




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