The open cluster NGC 2286

Image of NGC 2286
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 2286 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 18:58 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 40° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:49, 47° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:45, when it sinks below 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 2286
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 117
Magnitude:7.50 (V) [3]
8.16 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.66
Right ascension:06h47m [2]
Declination:-03°08' [2]
Distance:2.6 kpc
8.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.57




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