The open cluster NGC 2304

Image of NGC 2304
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 2304 will become visible at around 20:42 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 45° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 5 hours and 32 minutes after the Sun at 01:01.

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Name NGC 2304
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 120
Mel 55
Position
Constellation:Gemini
Magnitude:10.00 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:06h55m [1]
Declination:+17°59' [1]
Distance:4.4 kpc
14.3 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.22

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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