The open cluster NGC 2252

Image of NGC 2252
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 2252 will become visible at around 20:47 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 30° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 4 hours and 2 minutes after the Sun at 23:35.

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Name NGC 2252
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 102
Position
Constellation:Monoceros
Magnitude:7.70 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:06h34m [1]
Declination:+05°21' [1]
Distance:900.0 parsec
2934.0 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-2.07

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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