The open cluster NGC 2251

Image of NGC 2251
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , NGC 2251 is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 10° below the horizon at dawn.

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Name NGC 2251
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 101
Position
Constellation:Monoceros
Magnitude:7.30 (V)[2]
7.69 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.39
Right Ascension:06h34m [1]
Declination:+08°21' [1]
Distance:1.3 kpc
4.3 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.32

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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