The open cluster NGC 2215

Image of NGC 2215
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 2215 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:57 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 39° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:20, 43° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 23:55, when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 2215
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 90
Mel 45
Magnitude:8.40 (V)[2]
8.85 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.40
Right Ascension:06h20m [1]
Declination:-07°17' [1]
Distance:1.3 kpc
4.2 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-2.16




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