NGC2244 (Open cluster)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 24 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC2244 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 18:29 (EST), 28° above your eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:16, 55° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:51, when it sinks below 19° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC2244
Object type Open cluster
Other names
C 50[5]
NGC 2244[2]
Cr 99[3]
Mel 47[4]
Magnitude:4.80 (V) [5]
Right ascension:06h31m [2]
Declination:+04°56' [2]
Distance:1.7 kpc
5.4 klyr [1]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-6.30
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

29 Dec 2021  –  NGC 2244 is well placed
29 Dec 2022  –  NGC 2244 is well placed
30 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
30 Dec 2027  –  NGC 2244 is well placed
29 Dec 2028  –  NGC 2244 is well placed






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