The open cluster NGC 2254

Image of NGC 2254
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 2254 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:17 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 49° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:53.

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Name NGC 2254
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 103
Position
Constellation:Monoceros
Magnitude:9.10 (V) [3]
9.75 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.65
Right ascension:06h35m [2]
Declination:+07°40' [2]
Distance:2.4 kpc
7.7 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-2.77

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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