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 Cambridge , C 50 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 17:49 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 20° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:15, 52° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:50, when it sinks to 19° above your western horizon.

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Name C 50
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
NGC 2244
Cr 99
Mel 47
Magnitude:4.80 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:06h31m [1]
Declination:+04°56' [1]
29 Dec 2018  –  NGC 2244 is well placed
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




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