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 Ashburn , Tau Canis Majoris Cluster is visible between 18:58 and 23:37. It will become accessible at around 18:58, when it rises 18° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:17, 26° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 23:37 when it sinks to 18° above your south-western horizon.

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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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