The Cone Nebula (Open Cluster)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Cone Nebula is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 21:55, when it rises to an altitude of 17° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:57, 58° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:32, 43° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Cone Nebula
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Christmas Tree Cluster
NGC 2264
Cr 112
Mel 49
Magnitude:4.10 (V) [3]
Right ascension:06h40m [2]
Declination:+09°53' [2]
Distance:667.0 parsec
2174.4 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-5.02




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