The open cluster C 50

Image of C 50
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 24 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , C 50 will become visible at around 20:28 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 53° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 6 hours and 32 minutes after the Sun at 01:56.

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Name C 50
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
NGC 2244
Cr 99
Mel 47
Position
Constellation:Monoceros
Magnitude:4.80 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:06h31m [1]
Declination:+04°56' [1]
Events
29 Dec 2019  –  NGC 2244 is well placed
29 Dec 2020  –  NGC 2244 is well placed
29 Dec 2021  –  NGC 2244 is well placed
29 Dec 2022  –  NGC 2244 is well placed
29 Dec 2023  –  NGC 2244 is well placed
29 Dec 2024  –  NGC 2244 is well placed
29 Dec 2025  –  NGC 2244 is well placed
29 Dec 2026  –  NGC 2244 is well placed

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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