The open cluster NGC 2301

Image of NGC 2301
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 2301 will become visible at around 21:05 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 30° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 3 hours and 56 minutes after the Sun at 23:51.

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Name NGC 2301
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 119
Mel 54
Position
Constellation:Monoceros
Magnitude:6.00 (V)[2]
6.30 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.30
Right Ascension:06h51m [1]
Declination:+00°27' [1]
Distance:870.0 parsec
2836.2 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.70

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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