The open cluster C 54

Image of C 54
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , C 54 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 18:43 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 24° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:36, 38° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:51, when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name C 54
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
NGC 2506
Cr 170
Mel 80
Magnitude:7.60 (V) [3]
8.28 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.68
Right ascension:08h00m [2]
Declination:-10°46' [2]
Distance:3.5 kpc
11.3 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-5.10




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