The open cluster NGC 2343

Image of NGC 2343
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 2343 is visible between 19:59 and 02:15. It will become accessible around 19:59, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 23:05, 37° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 02:15 when it sinks below 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 2343
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 128
Magnitude:6.70 (V) [3]
7.05 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.35
Right ascension:07h08m [2]
Declination:-10°37' [2]
Distance:1.1 kpc
3.4 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-3.42




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