The open cluster NGC 2539

Image of NGC 2539
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 12 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 2539 is visible between 19:16 and 01:19. It will become accessible at around 19:16, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:16, 36° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 01:19 when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 2539
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 176
Mel 83
Magnitude:6.50 (V)[2]
7.05 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.55
Right Ascension:08h10m [1]
Declination:-12°49' [1]
Distance:1.4 kpc
4.4 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.17




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