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 20:57 and 03:00. It will become accessible around 20:57, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 23:56, 36° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 03:00 when it sinks below 21° 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) [3]
7.05 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.55
Right ascension:08h10m [2]
Declination:-12°49' [2]
Distance:1.4 kpc
4.4 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.17




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