The open cluster NGC 2240
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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NGC 2240 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 22:43 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 68° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:34.
|Right ascension:||06h33m |
1467.0 lightyrs 
Visibility from Fairfield
All times shown in Fairfield local time.