The globular cluster NGC 2257

Image of NGC 2257
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 2257 is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

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Name NGC 2257
Object Type Globular Cluster
Position
Constellation:Dorado
Magnitude:12.62 (V)[1]
13.24 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.62
Right Ascension:06h30m [1]
Declination:-64°19' [1]
Distance:49.0 kpc
159.7 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-5.83

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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