The open cluster C 71

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 18 arcminutes across.
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From Washington , C 71 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 14° above the horizon.

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Name C 71
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
NGC 2477
Cr 165
Mel 78
Position
Constellation:Puppis
Magnitude:5.80 (V)[2]
6.64 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.84
Right Ascension:07h52m [1]
Declination:-38°31' [1]
Distance:1.3 kpc
4.2 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.77

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37.13°N
113.51°W
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