The open cluster NGC 2345

Image of NGC 2345
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 2345 is visible between 20:18 and 02:16. It will become accessible around 20:18, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 23:15, 35° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 02:16 when it sinks below 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 2345
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 129
Mel 61
Constellation:Canis Major
Magnitude:7.70 (V) [3]
8.58 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.88
Right ascension:07h08m [2]
Declination:-13°11' [2]
Distance:2.3 kpc
7.3 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.06
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.






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