The open cluster NGC 2232

Image of NGC 2232
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), NGC 2232 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 22:24, when it rises 17° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:38, 46° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:48, 28° above your south-western horizon.

Name NGC 2232
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Position
Constellation:Monoceros
Brightness (V):Mag 3.9
Right Ascension:06h26m
Declination:-04°45'
Distance:359.0 parsec
1170.3 lightyears
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.88
Events
27 Dec 2017  –  NGC 2232 is well placed
28 Dec 2018  –  NGC 2232 is well placed
28 Dec 2019  –  NGC 2232 is well placed
27 Dec 2020  –  NGC 2232 is well placed
27 Dec 2021  –  NGC 2232 is well placed
28 Dec 2022  –  NGC 2232 is well placed
28 Dec 2023  –  NGC 2232 is well placed
27 Dec 2024  –  NGC 2232 is well placed

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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