The open cluster NGC 2420

Image of NGC 2420
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 2420 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:34 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 46° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:40, 70° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:00, when it sinks to 21° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 2420
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 154
Mel 69
Magnitude:8.30 (V)[2]
9.00 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.70
Right Ascension:07h38m [1]
Declination:+21°34' [1]
Distance:2.5 kpc
8.1 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.67




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