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 (click to change), C 50 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:18 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 19° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:48, 55° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:26, when it sinks to 19° above your western horizon.

Name C 50
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Position
Constellation:Monoceros
Brightness (V):Mag 4.8
Right Ascension:06h32m
Declination:+04°52'
Distance:1.7 kpc
5.4 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-6.30
Events
29 Dec 2017  –  NGC 2244 is well placed
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

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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