The Cone Nebula (Open Cluster)

Image of Cone Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Cone Nebula is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:57 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 52° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:40, 60° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:42, when it sinks to 18° above your western horizon.

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

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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