The open cluster NGC 2489

Image of NGC 2489
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 2489 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 20° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 2489
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 169
Mel 79
Position
Constellation:Puppis
Magnitude:7.90 (V)[2]
8.58 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.68
Right Ascension:07h56m [1]
Declination:-30°03' [1]
Distance:4.0 kpc
12.9 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-5.09

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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