The open cluster C 96

Image of C 96
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 24 arcminutes across.
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From Washington , C 96 is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

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Name C 96
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
NGC 2516
Cr 172
Mel 82
Position
Constellation:Carina
Magnitude:3.80 (V) [3]
7.89 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.29
Right ascension:07h58m [2]
Declination:-60°45' [2]
Distance:409.0 parsec
1333.3 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.26
Events
20 Jan 2020  –  NGC 2516 is well placed
19 Jan 2021  –  NGC 2516 is well placed
20 Jan 2022  –  NGC 2516 is well placed
20 Jan 2023  –  NGC 2516 is well placed
20 Jan 2024  –  NGC 2516 is well placed
19 Jan 2025  –  NGC 2516 is well placed
20 Jan 2026  –  NGC 2516 is well placed
20 Jan 2027  –  NGC 2516 is well placed

Washington

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37.13°N
113.51°W
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