The open cluster NGC 2580

Image of NGC 2580
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 2580 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 17° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 2580
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 183
Position
Constellation:Puppis
Magnitude:9.70 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:08h21m [1]
Declination:-30°17' [1]
Distance:4.0 kpc
13.0 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.31

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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