The open cluster NGC 2311

Image of NGC 2311
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 2311 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:25 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 44° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 06:00.

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Name NGC 2311
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 123
Position
Constellation:Monoceros
Magnitude:9.60 (V) [3]
Right ascension:06h57m [2]
Declination:-04°36' [2]
Distance:2.3 kpc
7.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-2.20

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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