The open cluster NGC 2509

Image of NGC 2509
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 2509 is visible between 19:50 and 00:26. It will become accessible at around 19:50, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:06, 29° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 00:26 when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 2509
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 171
Mel 81
Position
Constellation:Puppis
Magnitude:9.30 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:08h00m [1]
Declination:-19°03' [1]
Distance:912.0 parsec
2973.1 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-0.50

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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