The open cluster NGC 3114

Image of NGC 3114
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 12 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 3114 is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

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Name NGC 3114
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 215
Mel 98
Magnitude:4.20 (V) [3]
4.47 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.27
Right ascension:10h02m [2]
Declination:-60°07' [2]
Distance:911.0 parsec
2969.9 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-5.60
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

20 Feb 2021  –  NGC 3114 is well placed
21 Feb 2022  –  NGC 3114 is well placed
21 Feb 2023  –  NGC 3114 is well placed
21 Feb 2024  –  NGC 3114 is well placed
20 Feb 2025  –  NGC 3114 is well placed
21 Feb 2026  –  NGC 3114 is well placed
21 Feb 2027  –  NGC 3114 is well placed
21 Feb 2028  –  NGC 3114 is well placed




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