The open cluster NGC 2421

Image of NGC 2421
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 2421 is visible between 19:06 and 23:45. It will become accessible around 19:06, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 21:25, 30° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 23:45 when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 2421
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 151
Mel 67
Magnitude:8.30 (V) [3]
8.69 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.39
Right ascension:07h36m [2]
Declination:-20°36' [2]
Distance:2.2 kpc
7.2 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-3.41




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