The open cluster NGC 2266

Image of NGC 2266
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 2266 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:34 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 59° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:45, 75° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:23, when it sinks to 22° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 2266
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 113
Mel 50
Magnitude:9.50 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:06h43m [1]
Declination:+26°58' [1]
Distance:3.4 kpc
11.1 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.16




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