The open cluster NGC 2451

Image of NGC 2451
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 37 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , NGC 2451 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 4° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 2451
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 161
Position
Constellation:Puppis
Magnitude:2.80 (V) [2]
10.04 (B) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.54
Right ascension:07h45m [1]
Declination:-37°58' [1]
Events
17 Jan 2020  –  NGC 2451 is well placed
16 Jan 2021  –  NGC 2451 is well placed
16 Jan 2022  –  NGC 2451 is well placed
17 Jan 2023  –  NGC 2451 is well placed
17 Jan 2024  –  NGC 2451 is well placed
16 Jan 2025  –  NGC 2451 is well placed
16 Jan 2026  –  NGC 2451 is well placed
17 Jan 2027  –  NGC 2451 is well placed

Seattle

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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