The open cluster NGC 2286

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 2286 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:58 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 35° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:33.

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Name NGC 2286
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 117
Position
Constellation:Monoceros
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
Visibility from Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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