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 Cambridge , NGC 2301 is visible between 18:29 and 02:33. It will become accessible around 18:29, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 22:29, 48° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 02:33 when it sinks below 22° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 2301
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 119
Mel 54
Magnitude:6.00 (V) [3]
6.30 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.30
Right ascension:06h51m [2]
Declination:+00°27' [2]
Distance:870.0 parsec
2836.2 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-3.70




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