The open cluster NGC 2345

Image of NGC 2345
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 2345 will become visible at around 20:49 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 23° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 3 hours and 41 minutes after the Sun at 23:18.

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Name NGC 2345
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 129
Mel 61
Constellation:Canis Major
Magnitude:7.70 (V)[2]
8.58 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.88
Right Ascension:07h08m [1]
Declination:-13°11' [1]
Distance:2.3 kpc
7.3 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.06




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