The Tau Canis Majoris Cluster (Open Cluster)

Image of Tau Canis Majoris Cluster
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Tau Canis Majoris Cluster is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 33° below the horizon at dusk.

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Name Tau Canis Majoris Cluster
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Mexican Jumping Star
C 64
NGC 2362
Cr 136
Mel 65
Constellation:Canis Major
Magnitude:4.10 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:07h18m [1]
Declination:-24°57' [1]
Distance:1.5 kpc
4.8 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-6.75




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