NGC2299 (Open cluster)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC2299 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:22 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 36° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:31.

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Name NGC2299
Object type Open cluster
Position
Constellation:Monoceros
Magnitude:8.90 (V) [2]
9.06 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.16
Right ascension:06h51m [2]
Declination:-07°04' [2]
Distance:1.5 kpc
4.9 klyr [1]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-1.98
Visibility from Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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